Assault on conductor causes railway delay

W06291H14 Lancing Railway Station
W06291H14 Lancing Railway Station

A CONDUCTOR suffered a blow to the head and cuts and bruises when he was attacked at Lancing station on Tuesday morning.

Angry rail passengers were delayed by more than 30 minutes as a result of the rush-hour attack.

As many as four trains were backed up while police dealt with the incident on the Southampton to Brighton service, which was held at the station after the emergency alarm was activated.

British Transport Police were called to deal with the incident at 7.45am when the train was packed with commuters.

For the full story see the Lancing Herald, out Thursday, February 13.