Train driver punched at Preston Railway Station

Posted on - 9th November, 2020 - 3:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Preston Railway Station
Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford
Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford

A train driver was attacked at Preston Railway Station this morning (Monday 9 November).


British Transport Police (BTP) reported that the train driver saw an argument underway between two young people on the platform.

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He became concerned and stepped in to intervene.

When he started to separate the two, the female punched him in the face.

The punch broke his glasses and cut his nose.

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BTPolice have the details of all those involved and enquiries into the incident remain ongoing.

A tweet from BTP Lancashire said: “A train driver at Preston saw an argument occurring between two juveniles on the platform, and being concerned he stepped in to separate the pair.

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“The female punched him in the face, breaking his glasses and cutting his nose.

“We’ve details of all involved and enquiries ongoing.”

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