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CCTV appeal after Bournville train station attack

By Dayna Farrington | Birmingham | Crime | Published:

Police have released CCTV images of men they want to speak to after rail staff were attacked at a Birmingham train station.

Do you recognise these men? Photo: British Transport Police

Six men are reported to have been on the train, arriving at Bournville, when they pulled its emergency stop levers when it arrived at the station.

The group then stood on platform and spray painted the side of the train.

Members of staff at the train station were then assaulted after they tried to challenge the group.

GALLERY: Images of the men

One of the victims was sprayed in the eyes with the spray paint and needed hospital treatment.

The incident unfolded at around 9.45pm on Friday, November 15.

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Officers from British Transport Police have now released images of six men they want to speak to in connection with the incident who may have information to assist the investigation.

Anyone who recognises the men can call British Transport Police on 0800 405040, or text 61016, quoting reference number 1900098847.

Alternatively, witnesses can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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