Shocking video shows the moment Chesterfield men viciously attacked two brothers at train station

British Transport Police have released a shocking video which captures the moment two Chesterfield men brutally attacked a pair of brothers at a train station.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 2:11 pm

The footage shows the moment a gang of thugs set upon and violently beat the two men at York train station on December 12, last year.

Danny Furniss, 34, from Grassmoor, and Jordan Heath, 27, from Holmewood, can be seen on camera approaching their victims.

The 27-year-old then rugby tackles one of the brothers to the floor before punching him twice in the head, while Furniss strikes the other man to the ground and lands several more punches and slaps.

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A video shows two Chesterfield men viciously attacking two brothers at York train station. Credit: British Transport Police.
A video shows two Chesterfield men viciously attacking two brothers at York train station. Credit: British Transport Police.

The violent attack comes to an end after around 30 seconds when an emergency service worker runs on the scene.

Furniss and Heath were both arrested and charged following a British Transport Police investigation.

The pair were both were sentenced at York Magistrates Court on April 19.

Furniss pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and was jailed for 16 weeks while Heath admitted assault and received a 16 week suspended sentence.

The court heard the attack happened following a verbal altercation between the four men.

PC Chris Smith said: “This could have ended very differently if Furniss and Heath had not gone after the brothers and had instead gone about their business of returning home after a day out in York.

"Furniss would not be sitting in a cell and Heath would not have a criminal record tarnishing his reputation.

“Violence has no place on the rail network and will not be tolerated.

"Everyone has the right to travel without fear of violence or abuse."

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