Trains delayed after police called to deal with ‘disruptive passenger’

Posted On 08 Apr 2016 at 6:58 pm

Trains to Brighton and Hove are delayed this evening after police dealt with a disruptive passenger at East Croydon.


Picture by Jonny Rose

Reports from commuters stuck on trains suggest police believed a man had a gun on board a train from Caterham to Victoria.

Emergency services were called at about 6pm and a man was subsequently taken off the train.

The Spearhead

Trains are now running, but Southern Rail says they are still delayed by up to 30 minutes.

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