Train driver injured in Bat and Ball station attack

A train driver has been hit over the head after he tried to stop three youths from playing with the carriage doors at a station in west Kent.

The man, in his 40s, needed hospital treatment following the attack at Bat and Ball station in Sevenoaks at about 17:45 GMT on Tuesday.

The First Capital Connect train had travelled from Kentish Town, in London.

British Transport Police launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses.

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