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Man struck by thrown bottle on board a train - Sheffield to Rotherham

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Officers investigating an assault on board a train travelling between Sheffield and Rotherham are today appealing for witnesses to get in touch. 
 
The incident happened on board a Northern service at approximately 11.40pm on 24 September. During the journey, a bottle was thrown in the carriage which struck a man on his head, causing bruising and a nasty cut. 
 
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment. 
 
Officers attended and a 25-year-old man from Doncaster was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He has been bailed as further enquiries continue. 
 
Today, officers are asking for any witnesses who were on board the train and saw what happened to get in touch. 
 
You can contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 1900082664. 

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