Rail firm issue apology over video arrest threat

Freedom Ride protesters making their voices heard over cuts to train travel passes were broken up by police and two men, thought to be pensioners, were handcuffed and detained by police.
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Freedom Ride protesters making their voices heard over cuts to train travel passes were broken up by police and two men, thought to be pensioners, were handcuffed and detained by police. Reader video.

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A rail firm which threatened a Star reporter with arrest citing the Terrorism Act has issued an apology.

Reporter Alex Evans was at Sheffield station on Monday to film Freedom Ride protests against travel pass cuts taking place on the platform.

But a member of Northern Rail’s contracted security forced Alex to delete his footage, citing the Terrorism Act.

 

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