CCTV released by police as they investigate racist abuse at Heworth Metro station
A CCTV image has been issued by police as they try to trace a man who could help with an inquiry into racist abuse towards a Metro passenger.
Northumbria Police has released the still of a man they would like to track down after a man was racially abused at Heworth, which carries trains to and from South Shields and Sunderland.
The incident happened just after 10am on Thursday, October 3, when officers received a call from a man who said he was being threatened on a Metro by another member of the public.
The force has identified a man wearing a blue cap they would like to speak to in connection with the offence, as he was in the station at the time and could have information which could help.