Reward offered for information about cyclist who jumped barriers at North Sheen

A £2,000 reward is being offered for information about a cyclist who jumped the barriers at a Richmond level crossing seconds before a train sped past.

The cyclist, who was described as ‘aggressive’, crossed while the barriers were down at North Sheen, leaving the train driver in distress.

Dave Hunter, Crimestoppers’ Head of Operations, said: “This man could have caused himself serious injury or even death.

“His actions were incredibly dangerous.

“Someone will know who he is and we hope they will see that there is no excuse for this behaviour.

“The barriers are there for a very good reason.”

The cyclist wearing a cap, a pair of shorts, a puffy jacket and was believed to be riding a mountain bike.

Around 14 people are arrested and charged every day as a result of information given to Crimestoppers, which was founded in .

The charity which have received more than 1.7 million calls actionable calls, gives people a safe way to give information by giving the option of calling anonymously.

If you have any information, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through our non-traceable Anonymous Online Form at

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