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Teenager causes £3,200 damage after throwing stone at windscreen of moving train

The incident happened last month at Galashiels rail station in the Borders.

British Transport Police has appealed for information (Tim Ireland/PA)
British Transport Police has appealed for information (Tim Ireland/PA)

A teenage boy caused thousands of pounds worth of damage by throwing a stone at the windscreen of a moving train.

The incident happened at 3.45pm on Monday February 18 as the train pulled into Galashiels rail station in the Borders.

A boy is reported to have thrown a stone at the train and cracked the windscreen. The windscreen will cost £3,200 to replace.

The boy was with two girls – believed to be aged between 15 and 16 – and stood on a pathway next to the railway line.

The girls are described as having brown hair with blonde streaks.

Both were wearing large tracksuit tops which almost reached their knees.

One of the girl’s tracksuits was green and black with a hood and had Adidas branding.

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