POLICE are appealing for witnesses after vandals smashed a glass shelter twice in a matter of days at a Barnsley train station.

Police are appealing for information after the incidents between Friday 25 March and Tuesday 29 March at Thurnscoe train station. 

Officers believe the shelter was smashed with stones. After it was repaired by Northern Rail, the shelter smashed again just a few days later. 

PC Alek Marinkovic, investigating, said: “On Friday, 25 March the glass shelter was smashed with stones sometime between 1pm that afternoon and 10.30am the following day, Saturday.

“This damage was repaired the same day by Northern Rail, who manage the station, before vandals returned, striking again sometime between then and Tuesday, 29 March.

Anyone with further information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 405040 or text 61016, quoting reference 140 of 28/4.