Suspect charged after man and woman attacked on railway platform

The British Transport Police confirmed a 34-year-old man had been arrested and charged following the incident.

Suspect arrested and charged after woman and man attacked on Bellshill train station platform © Google Maps 2024

A suspect has been charged after a woman was assaulted and man seriously injured on a train platform in North Lanarkshire.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Bellshill railway station around 11.37pm on Saturday following reports that a man had assaulted a woman on a platform.

A member of the public intervened and as a result, was seriously assaulted. He was taken to hospital with a head injury following the incident.

British Transport Police have now confirmed that a 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection to the incident.

He is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Thursday.

STV News is now on WhatsApp

Get all the latest news from around the country

Follow STV News
Follow STV News on WhatsApp

Scan the QR code on your mobile device for all the latest news from around the country

WhatsApp channel QR Code