Couple 'swore at and threatened' rail staff at Lancaster after missing train

A couple who swore at and threatened rail staff at Lancaster after missing their train are being dealt with for public order offences.
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BTP Lancashire said on their Twitter page: “A couple who arrived on the platform at #Lancaster just as their intended train was departing decided to take their frustrations out on staff.

"Officers attended after the couple reportedly swore and threatened railstaff.

"Details obtained and #PublicOrder investigation started.”

The law relating to public order offences penalises use of violence and/or intimidation by individuals or groups.