Man hit in face with shoe on Preston train

A man was injured after a youth threw his shoe and hit a man in the face, say British Transport Police.

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017, 7:31 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:39 pm
The incident happened on board the Preston to Leeds train on April 30.

The incident happened on board the Preston to Leeds train on April 30.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "An assault happened on board a train from Preston to Leeds.

"A group of youths were at Preston and one of them threw a shoe over his head which hit a man in the face. He sustained minor injuries."

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No arrests have been made.

British Transport Police are investigating the incident and anybody with information can contact them on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016.