BRITISH Transport Police want to speak this man in connection with the theft of a wallet on a train.

The victim - a 42-year-old woman - dropped her wallet on to a seat on the 10.21pm Ilkley to Leeds service, on July 27, prior to the train's arrival in Leeds.

PC Keith Warner said: "After reviewing CCTV on the train, a man is captured watching the victim drop her wallet, before quickly picking it up and putting it in his jacket pocket. He then walks past the victim, who is seen searching for her wallet and leaves the station.

"We have followed a number of inquires into this theft but are now in the position to release these photographs in the hope that someone may recognise the man we would like to speak to in connection with this incident. If you recognise him or know his current whereabouts please contact us."

British Transport Police can be contacted on 0800 405040 or by text on 61016. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Callers should quote incident reference PSUB/B5.