• The man in this appeal has since been identified. The Telegraph & Argus has complied with a police request to remove his image from this article.

POLICE are appealing to identify this man in relation to a late-night train journey where racist and homophobic comments were made towards two women.

The remarks were made on a journey between Leeds and Bradford Interchange last month.

A man is reported to have boarded the train at Leeds with a friend.

He sat across from two women and allegedly began making racist and homophobic comments.

The man and his friend left the train at Bradford Interchange.

This was on Saturday, January 25, between 8.20pm and 9.50pm.

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

Anyone who knows him is asked to contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40. 

In both cases, you should quote reference number: 718 of 25/01/20.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800 555 111.