A girl has been raped on board a train traveling between Eltham and Dartford.

The 17-year-old victim was raped in one of the toilet cubicles just after 2.30pm on May 20.

A 19-year-old man has since been arrested but released on bail while investigations continue.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with additional information about the incident to contact them quoting reference 2200052185.

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: “Officers investigating a rape on board a service travelling between Eltham and Dartford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information.

“At just after 2.30pm on Friday 20 May, a 17-year-old girl was raped in one of the train’s toilet cubicles.

“A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection and released on police bail pending further enquiries.

“Officers are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with information to assist their investigation.

“If you witnessed this incident, or have any information, please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 2200052185.

“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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