Boulders placed on railway line at Leeds as trespassers spotted

Boulders were placed on the railway line at Kirkstall, according to British Transport Police (BTP)

Thursday, 15th July 2021, 3:58 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th July 2021, 4:00 pm

It happened just before 7pm on Tuesday, June 29 on the lines near Redcote Lane.

It was also reported that a group of people were spotted trespassing at the same location on Saturday, July 3.

BTP officers are now appealing for witnesses to the railway obstruction and trespass incidents.

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Redcote Lane, Kirkstall (photo: Google).
Redcote Lane, Kirkstall (photo: Google).

Separately, BTP officers are appealing for information after a man walked onto the tracks at Leeds Station on Saturday, June 12 at 10pm before running towards Copley Hill Junction, costing the railway £67,000.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is urged to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 499 of 29/06/21.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.