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Football louts assault pregnant woman on train
10:36am Wednesday 20th March 2013 in News
A GROUP of teenage football louts shouted abuse on a Southend-bound train before a pregnant woman was pushed in the back.
The disgraceful incident happened ahead of the Southend United versus AFC Wimbledon game when the group began getting loud and aggressive.
It happened at about 6.20pm on Tuesday March 12 although police only released details this morning.
The incident ended with them turning on the pregnant woman as she tried to leave the train at Billericay.
As she squeezed past the group she was pushed in the back, but luckily she was uninjured.
British Transport Police (BTP) officers are appealing for witnesses after a group of around The men are described as all white and aged between 15 and 19. One of the men officers are keen to speak to was described as of heavy build with strawberry blonde hair.
Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting background number B8/LNA of 19/03/2013. Information can also be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111