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Innocent woman caught up in fight and assaulted – Cardiff to Pengam

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Detectives investigating an assault, where a woman was punched on board a train to Pengam are today appealing for witnesses. 

Between 10.40pm and 11.45pm on 9 November, a woman in her forties was on board a train service which had started at Cardiff Central station. 

At either Caerphilly or Llanbradach station, a group of men joined the service and began to fight amongst themselves. 

The woman then went to move to different seat, but became inadvertently embroiled in the fight and was struck. 

She sustained minor cuts and bruising to her head and face, her glasses were also broken. 

There was approximately five to six men involved in the violence, all aged in their late twenties. One was of stocky build with short fair hair, clean shaven and approximately 5ft 6ins. He was wearing a blue and white chequered shirt with dark denim jeans. 

Anyone who was on board the train and saw what happened is urged to get in touch. Likewise, if you recognise the above description, or know anyone involved in the violence, please get in touch. 

You can contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 320 of 14/11/2018. 

Or you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 
 

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