CCTV images released after SHOCKING incident involving railway staff

West Midlands Railway staff assaulted
Credit: WMR/BTP

British Transport Police has released CCTV images after West Midlands Railway staff were attacked in Birmingham.

The incident happened at 9.45 pm on Friday 15 November 2019.

Six men are said to have been on a train at Bournville, once it was at the station, they pull the emergency stop levers.

They then stood on the platform and spray painted the side of the train. Members of West Midlands Railway staff were assaulted after challenging the group.

One of the members of staff was sprayed in the eyes with the spray paint and needed to be taken to hospital for treatment. He was released the following day.

Anyone who knows them can contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference number 1900098847.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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  1. How did they exit the station without being detained? Most station staff have ( or should be given) radios to alert BTP immediately and at least catch these nasty young people at the time. Their parents would be proud…


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