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Teenage girl is 'raped on board a train'


Police have launched an urgent manhunt after a teenage girl was raped on board a C2C train.

The offence took place on a train between Laindon, Essex and West Ham at around 12.30am on Saturday, December 9.

The victim boarded the C2C train service at Laindon station and was sexually assaulted.

Police have now released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to and are appealing for any information.

A tweet from British Transport Police said: 'Do you recognise this man? Detectives investigating a rape are looking to speak to him in connection as they believe he might have information that could help their investigation.'