Police call for witnesses after a man threatens to shoot Stamford Hill rail passengers

Police are appealing for information after a man threatened to shoot passengers at Stamford Hill railway station on June 22.

An 18-year-old man was arrested for a public order offence in connection with the incident but police want to speak to other witnesses.

Investigating officer PC Richard Bonner said: “Between 6pm and 7pm a man began shouting at passengers waiting on the platform at Stamford Hill that he was going to shoot them and indicating he had a firearm.

“The man, who had a tan-coloured dog – which could have been a Staffordshire bull terrier – on a lead, then boarded a train bound for Enfield Town, where he continued his threats.”

The man was arrested when he left the train at Bruce Grove, Tottenham, and released on bail until July 31.


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PC Bonner added: “Though we’ve arrested a man in connection with this incident our investigation is continuing, I’m sure this would have been witnessed by a number of passengers and urge anyone who saw what took place to come forward and talk to us.”

Call British Transport Police with information on 0800 405040, quoting reference B7/LNA of 28/06/2012 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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