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Detectives are appealing for information after an object was thrown at a train at Clifton station, resulting in the driver attending hospital.
At 8pm on Friday 4 January, the windscreen of the train passing through the station was shattered by an object believed to be a brick or a stone, thrown by someone on the platform or bridge.
Shards of glass hit the driver, and he attended hospital for treatment to injuries to his eyes and face. Thankfully his injuries were minor.
Officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, or anyone with information to assist their enquiries.
Investigating officer in the case, PC Dan Naylor, said: “We are urgently seeking information following this reckless incident which could have had far more serious consequences for the driver.
“Anyone with information is urged to come forward to help us find whoever is responsible.
“No one should feel unsafe at work, and any incident involving rail staff on our network is taken extremely seriously.”
Northern Rail is offering a £1,000 reward to anyone who provides information on the incident.
Witnesses, or anyone with information can contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 531 of 04/02/22.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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