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 2023

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.