Police in Derry/Londonderry investigating reports of incidents that occurred on a train at the weekend are appealing for witnesses.
Shortly after 11.10pm on Saturday, 29th July, police received reports about ongoing verbal abuse on a train travelling towards Derry/Londonderry. Police responded and, when they arrived at the train station, a male passenger reported he had been assaulted on board the train, having been kicked on the leg. This is being treated as a sectarian hate crime at this time.
Enquiries are ongoing, and police are appealing to anyone who was on the train and captured mobile phone footage of what occurred, or has information, to get in touch by calling 101, quoting reference number 2113 of 29/07/23.
A report can be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or, via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/