POLICE are hot on the trail of man who stole an electric heater from the waiting room at Great Malvern railway station.

The British Transport Police today released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the theft on Wednesday, December 5.

PC Carol Dade said: “A member of staff placed a heater in the waiting room on platform one at around 2pm. When doing checks later in the day, the member of staff found the heater had been taken.

“After reviewing CCTV images, I would now like to trace and speak to the man in this photograph. If you know the man’s identity, or his current whereabouts, I’d ask you to contact British Transport Police straight away.”

Anyone with information should call Freefone 0800 405040, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting incident reference B8/WWA of 03/01/2013.