Rail passenger injured after being struck by glass bottle
By mattcollison | Sunday, October 07, 2012, 16:54
A RAIL passenger was injured after being hit on the head with a glass bottle thrown on board a train travelling between London Waterloo and Woking.
The incident was reported to BTP at 10.54pm on Saturday (October 6).
The victim is believed to have suffered a cut above his eye. He left the train at Weybridge station but then left the station before the ambulance service arrived to treat him.
British Transport Police is appealing for help to trace the offender. Officers would also want to speak to the victim.
The man who is alleged to have thrown the bottle is believed to have got off the train at Hersham railway station.
A BTP spokesperson said: "Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact British Transport Police, as is the victim himself.
"If you have any information which can assist the investigation, please call British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40, or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."
Callers should quote incident reference 624 of 06/10/2012.