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60 fare dodgers caught in just two hours at Droitwich Railway Station as police carry out clampdown

Droitwich Editorial 19th May, 2022

AROUND 60 fare dodgers were caught during a clampdown at Droitwich Railway Station this afternoon.

Officers from British Transport Police were joined by colleagues from Droitwich Police Safer Neighbourhood Team and West Midlands Railway staff.

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As well as fines being given out to those not paying for travel, Droitwich Police officers were also looking out for incidents of anti-social behaviour and anyone carrying weapons as part of Opration Sceptre.

PC Rich Rees from Droitwich SNT said: “It was a successful operation which was also to examine who was coming into and out of the town.

“Aside from the fare dodgers, most people were well-behaved and there were no other offences committed.”

 

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