BRITISH Transport Police officers have released a CCTV image of a woman, left, they would like to interview following a report of an assault on another passenger.

The incident happened at 12.10pm on Christmas Eve on board a Bristol-bound train between Trowbridge station and Bath Spa station. A woman is alleged to have grabbed a woman by the throat and tried to take her bag.

Officers believe the woman shown in the CCTV image may have information which could help their investigation. Details of the incident were only released by the BTP on January 30.

Anyone who recognises the woman, or who has any information, can contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40, quoting 339-241218.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.