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Fight - Bridgend to Port Talbot Parkway



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Officers have launched an investigation following a fight on board a train service between Bridgend and Port Talbot Parkway.

The incident happened on 25 June at around 7.15pm.

Officers received reports of a fight on the 3.37pm London Paddington to Swansea service.

The train was busy due to many of the commuters attending the England vs South Africa cricket match in Cardiff.

Two men, a 65-year-old from Neath and a 44-year-old from Swansea were arrested on suspicion of affray.

Detective constable Dan Murdoch said: “I am keen to speak to anyone who was travelling on the service at the time.

“I am particularity keen on speaking with two men who we have not yet been able to identify.

"The first is described as white, stocky build, 6ft tall and unshaven. He was wearing a grey t-shirt and approximately 40 years old.

“The second man has been described as white short, medium build wearing a white t-shirt.

“Everyone has the right to travel without fear or intimidation and I know that the service was very busy due to the cricket match that day.

"I believe there were group of young girls who were travelling at the same time who I would like to speak to as they may have information that could help the investigation.”

Any information would be beneficial so please call us on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 citing reference 317 04/07/2017. 

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