From the British Transport Police press release
British Transport Police issue CCTV and appeal for information after theft of wallet – Devon
British Transport Police (BTP) officers are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft which took place on board a train between Ivybridge and Newton Abbot rail stations.
Officers have today released CCTV images of a man they believe will have information which can assist the investigation into the incident which took place between 7pm and 7.30pm on Wednesday, 1 February 2012.
Investigating officer, PC Steve Campbell, said: “The victim, a woman travelling on board the 1724hrs Truro to Exeter St David’s service, reported that she had accidentally left her wallet in the toilet on board the train. The wallet contained bank and credit cards and around £20 cash.
“Enquiries have been ongoing since the incident and, after viewing CCTV at the location, I am now keen to trace and speak to the man in this photograph as I believe he will have information which can assist the investigation into the theft of the wallet.
“I believe he boarded the train at Ivybridge at around 7pm and lighted around 30 minutes later at Newton Abbot rail station.”
The man officers want to speak to is described as being white, aged about 19, about 5ft 11in, of slim build. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, a grey fleece top and light grey-coloured plimsoll trainers.
Anyone who knows the man’s identity, or his current whereabouts, is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
In all calls, please quote incident reference B5/WWA of 27/03/2012.