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Trains vandalised at Wigan railway siding – Greater Manchester

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Officers investigating the vandalism of four trains stabled at Wigan Wallgate railway sidings, are today appealing for witnesses to get in touch. 

The four trains were sprayed with graffiti vandalism, which cost the rail company more than £5,000 to professionally remove. One of the trains was removed from service to allow the graffiti to be cleaned.  

It is believed the vandalism happened during the early hours of Sunday 18 November. The siding is located near to Prescott Street in Wigan. 

Officers are today asking for witnesses to get in touch, in particular anyone who was near to the sidings and saw a group acting suspiciously on the night of 17 November and into the early hours of 18 November. Any information, no matter how small, could prove vital in the officers investigation. 

You can pass information to BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 133 of 18/11/2018. Or you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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