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who wold be a train ticket inspector - again

pierre_pierre
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who wold be a train ticket inspector - again

Well done the Vigilante on the other train
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-16229921
A ticket inspector has been stabbed on a C2C train travelling from Essex into London, prompting an investigation by British Transport Police (BTP).
The attack at East Tilbury happened on the 20:20 Southend Victoria to London Fenchurch Street service on Friday. 16th
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It should be an automatic prison sentence for anyone who causes physical harm to any person carrying out the duties of their job.
Come to think of it, it should also be an automatic prison sentence for carrying a knife in a public place without good reason.
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Reminder to self - don't forget to remove pruning knife from pocket before going out.
Before anyone asks - I think the sharp ended blade is very close to or even is illegal  Undecided
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I was done one Christmas for carrying a toasting fork around
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Re: who wold be a train ticket inspector - again

I seem to recall a new item about a young man who was stopped by Police in the street carrying a long blade.
He claimed he worked in a Kebab shop and was on his way home from work.

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pierre_pierre
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My step son came over to see us yesterday, he has a small CC Van, H sleeps in it when he goes on his trips.
He is well up on the field Archery and travels hundreds of miles for competition,  In the back of his van was a long bladed implement, about the size of a golf  club with a curved sharp end,  he claimed it was to look for lost arrows.

Oh and he is a Police Sergeant
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seem that the Videos on the train were too good
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-16274920
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Charles Culley, 19, of Darwin Road, Tilbury, Essex, has been charged with wounding and common assault.
A 17-year-old, also from Tilbury, was charged with wounding, common assault and possession of a bladed article.
Both appeared before Basildon magistrates earlier and are due at Basildon Crown Court on 9 March.

Radio report said remanded in Custody till 9 March
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Good, I'm glad they've been caught. Not paying a ticket is one thing but stabbing someone is sick. No-one has the right to try and mame someone just because they've been caught in the wrong or for any other reason.
Oh and yes, I'd do the job.. applied a couple of times but as usual with any job railway related you never hear back.
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I will tell you what the youth of today need, A good kick up the ( Guess )?
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Grass?
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Ah you'll be referring to "Physical KITA", no longer an approved staff motivation technique.
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its OK if you are wearing brown boots Roll eyes
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ewww trust you pierre  Wink
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Grass?

Were you smoking some when you posted that? Grin
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