Chelmsford: Train held as officers arrest man on suspicion of attempted theft

A Greater Anglia train on the Norwich to London line

A Greater Anglia train on the Norwich to London line - Credit: Bill Smith - Archant

A train was held at a station while police officers searched the carriages.

British Transport Police boarded the train at Chelmsford station at around 2pm following reports of a theft between Liverpool Street and Norwich.

A spokesman said: “The train was held at Chelmsford for a short period whilst officers attended and arrested a man on suspicion of attempted theft.

“The man was removed from the train and taken into custody for questioning.”

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