Police hunt for witnesses after girl, 17, was 'raped' in train toilet 

Hunt for witnesses after girl, 17, was ‘raped’ in the toilet of a train between London and Kent

  • Detectives say teenager, 17, was raped in toilet cubicle onboard train last month
  • Incident took place just after 2.30pm between Eltham and Dartford, police said
  • Man, 19, has been arrested in connection with incident but was released on bail
  • Detectives are hunting for witnesses after a 17-year-old girl was reportedly raped while onboard a train between London and Kent.

    British Transport Police shared an appeal after the attack took place on a service between Eltham and Dartford in the middle of the afternoon.

    Police said the teenager was raped in one of the train’s toilet cubicles shortly after 2.30pm on Friday, May 20 and they are asking anyone who may have information to get in touch.

    Detectives are hunting for witnesses after a 17-year-old girl was reportedly raped in a toilet cubicle while onboard a train travelling between London and Kent last month (stock image)

    Detectives are hunting for witnesses after a 17-year-old girl was reportedly raped in a toilet cubicle while onboard a train travelling between London and Kent last month (stock image)

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

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

    Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 2200052185.

    Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.