POLICE have released a CCTV image of a woman they want to speak to after a man said he was spat at for refusing to switch seats on a Chester train service.

British Transport Police said the incident happened between 8-8.30pm on Sunday, June 21 on a train between Chester and Liverpool Central station.

A man travelling on the service was asked to move seats by a woman during his journey but when he refused it is reported the woman spat at him as she walked away.

Officers would now like to speak to the woman in the image who may have information that could help their investigation.

Anyone who knows her is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40.

In both cases, quote reference number 337 of 21/06/20.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.