Update: Thameslink passenger arrested after assault in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 14:24 27 February 2015 | UPDATED: 17:58 27 February 2015

British Transport Police were called to the incident at 8am this morning (Friday, February 27)

British Transport Police were called to the incident at 8am this morning (Friday, February 27)

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A man has been charged with assault following an alleged incident this morning (Friday) at St Albans City station.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said that officers were called to the station at 8am.

He said: “Prior to our arrival we received a further report that a passenger had been detained by an off-duty police officer and rail staff.”

• Nathan Smith, 25, of Revelon Road, Lewisham, has been charged with assaulting a police officer, assault with intent to resist arrest and fare evasion. He has been released on bail to appear at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday March 17.

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