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Youth spotted with gun at Rainham railway station

By Lynn Cox

A youth has reportedly been seen brandishing a gun on a platform at a railway station.

Officers from the British Transport Police were called shortly before 7pm yesterday after someone on a train spotted the youth on platform 1 apparently pulling out the firearm.

The incident happened as the high speed train left Rainham at 6.44pm.

The youth was seen brandishing the gun at Rainham station
The youth was seen brandishing the gun at Rainham station

It is understood the youth seen with the firearm was with another youngster.

A spokesman for the British Transport police confirmed officers had received a report a person was reportedly seen with a firearm on the platform of the station.

He added: “British Transport Police were called out to the scene and carried out a search of the area, but no one was traced.

“Officers continue to make inquiries and anyone with information can text 61016 quoting reference 389 18/12/17."

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