Drunk man arrested at Lancaster after 'staggering through train' and abusing passengers

A drunk man was arrested in Lancaster on Monday after falling on train passengers and hurling abuse.

By Gayle Rouncivell
Tuesday, 26th April 2022, 10:20 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th April 2022, 10:20 am

British Transport Police said the man was witnessed “staggering” through the train before being arrested at Lancaster railway station on Monday afternoon.

It was also reported that he has fallen onto passengers and hurled abuse at them.

Officers said the man spent “several hours” in custody sobering up following his arrest.

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The man was arrested at Lancaster.

The man, who has not been named, was later charged with being drunk and disorderly and has been bailed to appear at court.

In a social media post on Twitter this morning, a spokesman for BTP Lancashire said: "A man who drunkenly staggered through a train, falling onto passengers and hurling abuse at them, was arrested at Lancaster yesterday afternoon.

"He spent several hours in custody sobering up and has now been charged with being drunk & disorderly and bailed to court."