Appeal after thrown object smashes train window in Chesterfield

British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses after an object was thrown at a freight train smashing its window in Chesterfield.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 2:47 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th April 2021, 2:49 pm

A freight train was passing through Avenue Country Park, in the Hasland area, when an unknown object was thrown at the train at around 4.30pm on Wednesday, April 7.

It is reported that three teenagers were seen in the area at the time of the offence, British Transport Police said.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone with information relating to the incident.

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The object was thrown at the freight train and smashed its window
The object was thrown at the freight train and smashed its window

Any witnesses or anyone with information can contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference 359 of 07/04/21.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The British Transport Police are responsible for policing the railways of the United Kingdom.

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