Felixstowe man arrested for obstruction after wandering onto train tracks

A freight train reportedly had to make an emergency stop due to the incident.

A freight train reportedly had to make an emergency stop due to the incident. - Credit: Archant

British Transport Police attended the scene on Wednesday evening at a crossing in Trimley St Martin.

British Transport Police were called at 6.35pm to reports of a man on the train tracks at Gun Lane crossing, in Trimley St Martin, on Wednesday, 5 July.

A freight train had to conduct an emergency stop due to the incident.

Officers attended and arrested the man, who was seen on the tracks.

Officers arrested a 51-year-old man from Felixstowe on suspicion of malicious obstruction.

He is currently in police custody.