Witness appeal after fight at Birkdale railway station October 16th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments British Transport Police (BTP) is appealing for witnesses to a large fight that occurred at Birkdale Station at around 9pm on Sunday, October 4. Investigating officer PC Paul Hevey said: “A man who had been waiting on the platform alone became engaged in conversation with two other men before this turned into an altercation. The fight escalated and spread onto the railway tracks with the two men narrowly avoiding contact with the electrical rail. “A large group then emerged from a nearby pub and became involved in the fracas, during which the fight spilled out onto the station car park. “BTP officers arrived on the scene and an allegation of assault was made by two men.” PC Hevey added: “We are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this large scale disorder and violence, which must have been frightening to see.” Anyone who thinks they might have information about the incident should contact officers to assist with their enquiries. Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on, or text 61016, quoting reference PSUB/B5 of 16/10/2015. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!