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.

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