OFFICERS investigating a hate crime which left the victim with a fractured eye socket have released CCTV images.

At around 7.10pm on June 21, the victim was waiting on the platform at Barnsley railway station when he was approached by a boy who began shouting transphobic abuse at him, before assaulting him.

The victim was taken to hospital and treated for a fractured eye socket.

Officers believe the person in the CCTV images may have information that could help their investigation.

Anyone who recognises him, or has any other information, is asked to contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 2400078240.

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