Homophobic abuse victims: Caution 'too lenient'


Two victims of homophobic abuse on a train have said the police caution the perpetrator received as punishment is "too lenient".

British Transport Police confirmed a man, 56, was cautioned after reports of a homophobic-related incident on the Blackpool to Manchester Airport train.

The abuse was directed at Tyrone Ruscoe, 22, of Levenshulme and Alex Platt, 26, from Stretford, on Sunday.

The incident was filmed and posted on YouTube and has had almost 40,000 hits.

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