Woman punched train inspector in row over ticket

The passenger hit the female inspector as the service pulled into Edinburgh Waverley.

Police: A train inspector was assaulted. Pixabay
Police: A train inspector was assaulted.

Transport police are on the hunt for a woman after a train inspector was punched in a row over a ticket.

The passenger hit the female inspector three times on the arm as the service arrived into Edinburgh Waverley at around 8pm on Friday, February 28.

The suspect – who was travelling on the 7pm service from Glasgow Central to York – was wearing a pink and cream net skirt, a pink fluffy jacket, high heel shoes, and was carrying an over the shoulder purse and a small trolley suitcase.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesperson said: “Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the assault.”

ADVERT

If you have any information, call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

You're up to date

You've read today's top stories. Where would you like to go next?