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Man left with broken jaw after assault on train between Leeds and Sheffield



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We’re appealing for information after a man was assaulted on a train between Leeds and Sheffield.
At around 10.15pm on Saturday (14 April), the victim was on board the 9.48pm service from Leeds.
Just before the train had reached Swinton, the victim – a 20-year-old man – was assaulted by three men in the corridor near a toilet. 
The assault left him with serious facial injuries, including a broken jaw, which required hospital treatment.
One of the men was white, in his twenties and around 6ft tall. He was wearing a dark grey polo shirt.
Another of the men was believed to be mixed race, with curly hair and was in his mid to late twenties. He was wearing a black top.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who was on the train and may have seen what happened.
Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by calling 0800 40 50 40 or texting 61016 with reference 149 of 15 April.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.

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