Appeal for witnesses after fight on-board train between Derby and Sheffield

Detectives are today appealing for witnesses after a fight took place on-board a train travelling between Derby and Sheffield.

Thursday, 1st October 2020, 7:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st October 2020, 7:11 pm

As the train, bound to Leeds from Plymouth, left Derby station at 8.45pm on September 11 two men began fighting in Coach C.

Both men threw multiple punches and kicks, causing visible injuries to one another and significant distress to other passengers travelling on the service.

As passengers were moved from Coach C by the train manager, the fight continued into the vestibule at the rear of the coach.

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Both men were arrested by officers on suspicion of affray as the train arrived in Sheffield at 9.20pm. Sheffield Train Station is pictured for illustrative purposes.

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Both men were arrested by officers on suspicion of affray as the train arrived in Sheffield at 9.20pm.

Anyone who witnessed what happened is asked to contact the British Transport Police by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference number 562 of 11/09/20.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers, free and anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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