Acid found on Middlesbrough train

British Transport Police are appealing for information after a bottle of hydrochloric acid was found on a train in Middlesbrough.

Man charged after evacuation of Middlesbrough station

A man has been charged after acid was found onboard a train in Middlesbrough.

Ismail Abdullah Elhamadi has been charged with threats to kill, public nuisance and manufacturing a weapon to discharge a noxious substance.

Middlesbrough railway station was cleared and the Northern Rail service to Darlington evacuated after the corrosive liquid was found on Sunday evening, sparking a major response by the emergency services.

The charges were related to a domestic incident.

The 27-year-old handed himself into police yesterday following a nationwide media appeal.

Mr Elhamadi was remanded in custody overnight and is due to appear at Teesside Magistrate’ Court today.

Man arrested after acid found on Middlesbrough train

A 27-year-old man from Middlesbrough has been arrested on suspicion of endangering railway safety after a bottle containing hydrochloric acid was left on a train.

Middlesbrough railway station was cleared and the Northern Rail service to Darlington evacuated after the corrosive liquid was found on Sunday evening, sparking a major response by the emergency services.

British Transport Police released two CCTV images of a man officers wanted to trace, and a man has since been arrested on suspicion of endangering safety on the railway.

"We would like to thank members of the public for coming forward with information, as well as the media for assisting with our appeal.

The man remains in custody and is currently helping police with their inquiries."

– Spokeswoman for British Transport Police

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Police appeal after acid found on Middlesbrough train

British Transport Police are appealing for information after a bottle of hydrochloric acid was found on a Northern Rail train at Middlesbrough station shortly after 7 o'clock on Sunday evening.

The station was evacuated for a time and buses replaced train services.

4 fire appliances attended the incident along with 3 special appliances and 3 officers.It is believed the acid was in a soft drink bottle and caused the smell of burning when some of the liquid leaked from the container.