Man arrested in Welwyn Garden City on suspicion of impersonating police officer

PUBLISHED: 13:43 29 January 2019

A man has been arrested in Welwyn Garden City on suspicion of impersonating a police officer. Picture: Nick Gill

A man has been arrested in Welwyn Garden City on suspicion of impersonating a police officer. Picture: Nick Gill

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A man was arrested in Welwyn Garden City after police were called to a disturbance on a train.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “Officers were called to Welwyn Garden City station at 8.44pm last night following reports of a disturbance on board a Hull bound train.

“A man was arrested on suspicion of common assault and impersonating a police officer.

“He has been taken to a place of safety where he is currently undergoing medical assessment.

“A taser was drawn but not used.”

A Herts Police spokeswoman added: “We received a call at 8.52pm last night with reports of alleged antisocial behaviour on a train that was stopped at Welwyn Garden City station.”

•Anyone who witnessed what happened is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 536 of 28/01/19.”

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