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Saturday, 19 April 2014

Police investigate Carlisle railway station attack

Police are appealing for information after an assault at Carlisle railway station.

Carlisle station CCTV photo
Police want to speak to these men about the incident

The victim had four teeth knocked out when he was punched in the face.

Two groups were walking together at the station when, after an exchange of words, one man punched another shortly before 9.30pm on Saturday, February 8.

British Transport Police are looking to trace a number of people as part of their investigation.

PC Darren Rogers said: “Two separate groups of friends were walking towards the station having been in Carlisle when words were exchanged between some of the people in the groups.

“One of the men seemed to take offence to the exchange and punched a 20-year-old man from the other group to the face.

“As a result the victim, from Lockerbie, suffered injuries to his mouth and had four teeth knocked out.”

Following the incident officers have searched CCTV, managing to isolate a several images of people they would like to speak to about the incident.

PC Rogers added: “The people in the CCTV images were in the area at the time of the incident and I am certain they will have seen what happened and may be able to provide vital information.

“If you recognise anyone please get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting log NWA/B3 of 18/2/14.

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