Train thugs threw glass bottle at guard

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A train guard was assaulted on board a train in Fife after a group of passengers threw a container of alcohol at him.

The incident happened at approximately 7.20pm on March 2 at Inverkeithing on a service travelling between Edinburgh and Dundee.

The guard had asked the group to leave after they were being extremely anti-social.

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The group became aggressive, throwing the container which struck him, as well as a glass bottle which smashed off the train doors.

One of the persons involved is described as being a white man, approximately 20-years-old and of slim build. He was 6ft 2ins tall, clean shaven and wearing a brown flat cap, pink/white t-shirt, short jacket and navy jeans with white trainers.

Anyone who was on board or who recognises someone matching the above description is asked to contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 602 of 02/03/2019. Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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