Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Arrest after CCTV of bike thrown on live rail

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Image caption A man is seen on CCTV fleeing the train station with two other people

A man has been arrested after dramatic CCTV footage was issued showing a bicycle being thrown on to live railway lines in Hampshire.

Sparks were sent flying when the bike was pushed on to the tracks at Woolston station in Southampton.

A man is then seen to flee along with two other people on Friday evening.

British Transport Police said a 24-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of endangering safety and he remains in custody.

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