Teenage girls from Sheffield racially abused train passengers

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Two girls from Sheffield were removed from a train and taken home to their parents after they racially abused passengers.

The girls, aged 13 and 14, were travelling on the 9.33pm London St Pancras to Sheffield service on Wednesday, June 3 when complaints about their behaviour were lodged..

PC Joseph Jenkins, of British Transport Police, said: “Two teenage girls travelling on the train began acting in a disorderly manner.

“They began throwing various items of food and drink around the carriage before racially abusing other passengers. One of the girls also pushed another passenger.

“Police were called and officers met the train at Nottingham station and removed the two girls, who are aged 13 and 14 and from Sheffield, from the service.

“They were both taken home and spoken to by officers in the presence of their parents.

“We are now trying to determine exactly what happened on the train and I would urge anyone who was travelling on the service and who witnessed the incident to please come forward and speak to us.”

Call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference MSUB/B6 of 15/6/2015.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.