Woman who tried to help upset passenger onto train kicked onto tracks

A woman was kicked onto the tracks after attempting to help an upset woman onto a train.

British Transport Police launch appeal after woman kicked onto railway tracks at Shotts railway station BTP

Witnesses are being sought by police after a woman was assaulted and kicked onto railway tracks at a station in North Lanarkshire.

At around 10.50pm on Friday, January 26, a woman attempted to assist another woman, who was upset, onto a train at Shotts railway station.

The upset woman and the man she was travelling with then assaulted the victim and kicked her onto the railway tracks.

Officers from the British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing to other passengers at the station who may have witnessed the incident take place to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016, or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference number 2400011228.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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