Police say “it is lucky no one was seriously injured” after a heavy bag of gritting salt was thrown height from the multi-storey car park at Nottingham railway station.
Passengers were walking directly underneath a glass canopy the bag landed on when it was hurled from level six at around 7.40pm on Sunday, 28 April.
Officers investigating the incident have now released images of two youths, who they believe may have more information about what happened and are appealing for anyone who knows their identity to come forward.
PC Iain Bamber, from British Transport Police, said:
“Whoever threw the bag did so without giving a second thought to the safety of anyone below.
“If the glass canopy had shattered, the consequences of this reckless act do not bear thinking about.
“It is lucky no one was seriously injured, and because of the potentially life-threatening actions of those involved, we are taking this matter extremely seriously.
“Our enquiries so far have uncovered images of two youths, who we’d like to identify as part of our investigation, and I’d urge anyone who knows them to contact us.”
Anyone with information can text BTP on 61016 or call the force on 0800 40 50 40, reference 448 of 28/04/19.
Alternatively, details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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