Teenager arrested after staff member punched while breaking up fight at Preston railway station

A railway worker was punched in the face after attempting to defuse an argument in Preston.

By Sean Gleaves
Thursday, 3rd February 2022, 12:22 pm

An altercation broke out between two strangers at Preston railway station, British Transport Police tweeted on Wednesday (February 2).

Spotting the incident unfold, a member of staff attempted to intervene to calm the situation.

As he led one of the parties away he was punched in the side of the face by a 15-year-old boy.

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"The youth was detained at the scene and he'll be interviewed in due course," a spokesman for BTP added.

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A teenager was arrested after a railway worker was punched in the face in Preston

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