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.


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.