A RAILWAY passenger said to have racially abused a ticket barrier worker at Blackburn station is being sought by police.

British Transport Police today released a CCTV image following a report of racial abuse at Blackburn railway station at 8.35pm on Tuesday July 7.

A man is reported to have pushed through the ticket barrier then verbally abused a member of railway staff.

Officers would like to speak to the man in the image who was wearing shorts.

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

In both cases, quote reference number 2000045264.