Police release CCTV image after train theft between Doncaster and Wakefield

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British Transport Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they want to speak to in connection with a railway theft.

They launched an operation yesterday (Wednesday) to crack down on thefts across Yorkshire.

More than 35 uniformed and plain clothed officers conducted patrols across the railway network, tackling thefts of passengers’ property such as suitcases, bags, mobile phones and laptops.

And they have released an image of a woman they want to trace following a theft on a train between Doncaster and Wakefield Westgate on Sunday, March 24.

A Zippo lighter with sentimental value was stolen from a man’s pocket while he travelled on the train.

Anyone with any information about the incident, or who recognises the person pictured, should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40.