Man 'pictured' in police appeal to catch Victoria to Petts Wood train pervert phones in

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident.

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A MAN claiming to be the person pictured on News Shopper’s website accused of being a 'train pervert' rang the newsdesk this morning from Victoria.

He wouldn’t give his name but begged for the picture to be removed from the website as his wife had contacted him 'in bits'.

He said he had handed himself in to transport police at Victoria station after taking a call from his wife who recognised his picture.

He handed the phone to a police officer who confirmed he would look into the details of the matter.

The man said: "You've got to get that photo off the site, my wife's in bits.

"I’ve just pulled into Victoria and handed myself in to the police but they don’t know what’s going on.

"I’m on my way to work and they don’t know anything about it either, you’ve got to help me."

Police appealed for the public's help after a woman was inappropriately touched on a train travelling between London Victoria and Petts Wood.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: "Following the appeal, a 39-year-old man has voluntarily attended a police station where he will be interviewed by officers."

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