Man attacked on train at Meadowhall station

By Chloe West | 16/04/2019

Man attacked on train at Meadowhall station

TRANSPORT police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted on board a train at Meadowhall station. 

The incident happened at 8.12pm on Saturday, March 9, when the man was travelling on the Doncaster to Sheffield service.

"A man is reported to have been verbally abusive to passengers. He then attacked a man. The victim and the suspect were known to each other," said a British Transport Police spokesperson.

A 31-year-old man from Sheffield was arrested in connection with the offence but has since been released while officers conduct further enquiries.

Officers are keen to establish the full circumstances behind the incident and wish to speak to any witnesses. The assault is understood to have been witnessed by several members of the public.

Witnesses are asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference 1900018881. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



 


The fact you are here means you are interested in what goes on in your town.

We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.


Spotted something we should know about?

Call our Newsdesk on 01709 768146
Or email newsdesk@rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk
Message us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheRotherhamAdvertiser/