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.


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