Can you help identify man who died after being struck with Metro?

A Metro train.
A Metro train.

Police are appealing for help from the public to identiy a man who died after being struck by a Metro train.

The incident happened at 10.11am yesterday morning, Wednesday, October 7, on the lines at Holystone, near Whitley Road.

Officers are making enquiries to identify the man and inform any family members of his death.

The man is described as white, aged late 50s to 60s, 5 feet 7” tall, grey hair and Hazel coloured eyes. He has a 3” long surgical type scar on his left shoulder.

He was wearing a dark coloured Regatta padded jacket, stonewashed M&S jeans, black Reebok trainers and a wedding ring.

Chief Inspector Dave Gould said: “We are asking for help from the public to ask if they recognise this man from his description.

“So far we have been unable to identify him and we want to be able to inform his family of his death.”

There is no suspected third part involvement in the death.

Anyone who thinks they may know who this man is should contact police on 101, extension 69191 quoting reference 277 07/10/15.