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Witnesses' disgust at Clitheroe teenager's rail worker slap
3:00pm Friday 15th March 2013 in News
A TEENAGER slapped a railway worker across the face when he insisted she buy a ticket for the journey home.
Blackburn magistrates heard Chloe Louise Cryne and a friend entered the station shouting and screaming and clearly drunk. And they took exception when they were told they needed to buy tickets before boarding the train.
Cryne, 18, of Henthorn Road, Clitheroe, pleaded guilty to assault and unacceptable behaviour on the railway.
She was ordered to pay £75 compensation, fined £75 and ordered to pay £55 costs. Her friend, 17, was remitted to the youth court.
The chairman of the magistrates told Cryne members of the public had witnessed her behaviour and were disgusted by it.
“We accept it was only a slight tap on the face but there shouldn’t have been any contact whatsoever.”