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Appeal for information after assault and criminal damage - Taff's Well

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We are appealing for information after an incident of assault and criminal damage at Taff's Well railway station.

The incident happened at around 9pm on Sunday 8 October.

Two men boarded the 8.17pm Treherbert to Barry service, at Porth station.

During the journey, a fight broke out between the two men, after one of them dropped the other man’s mobile phone out of the train window.

Two other male passengers intervened.

The altercation continued on the platform at Taff's Well station.

The victim, an 18-year-old man, sustained facial injuries and required hospital treatment.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident on the train or on the platform, or who has any other information which could help the investigation.

If you have any information, please call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting reference number 532 of 08/10/2017.

A 19-year-old man from Cardiff was arrested on 9 October on suspicion of ABH assault and criminal damage. He has been released on bail until 11 November. 

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