This is the shocking footage that shows a man attacking a ticket inspector on a Virgin Train.
The video shows a man squaring up to the ticket inspector on a Virgin West Coast train from Birmingham New Street to Euston, before the situation escalates into shoving and then a full on brawl.
The attacker, who has not been named, can be heard shouting obscenities at the ticket inspector as he is then held off and restrained by fellow passengers.
According to police, a man from Cambridge had been arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm at Milton Keynes Central station on Tuesday June 19.
Another man was taken to hospital with injuries to his face after the incident, they added.
A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: ‘Officers were called to Milton Keynes Central station at approximately 9.45pm on 19 June, after reports that a member of staff had been assaulted on board a train from Birmingham New Street to Euston.
‘Officers attended the scene and a man in his thirties was taken to hospital with injuries to his face.
‘A 31 year old man from Cambridge was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm. He was released under police investigation while officers make further enquiries into this incident.’
Virgin Trains were contacted but refused to issue a statement whilst an ongoing police investigation was taking place.
Police are urging anyone with information that could help this investigation to either text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40, quoting 687 and 19 June.
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