Passenger has eyes gouged in shocking fight on Lime Street train

A video has emerged showing a man appearing to gouge a train passenger's eyes during a fight on a train as it arrived into Liverpool Lime Street station.

The shocking footage shows a group of passengers desperately trying to restrain the two men as the train pulled in at the city centre station.

The incident happened on Friday afternoon, when thousands of Liverpool fans poured into the city to celebrate the reds Premier League title.

The distressing mobile phone footage, taken inside one of the train carriages, appears to show two men locked in a fight with one another.

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In the footage one man can be seen being held in a headlock by a passenger in a bid to restrain him.

The video then shows a group of women, some in LFC shirts, form a barrier between the men to try and stop the fight.

A man in a black and white checked shirt can then be seen putting his hand in the face of the man, who was held in a headlock, and tries to gouge his finger's into the man's eyes.

The train was travelling from St Helens to Lime Street on Friday afternoon.

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The ECHO sent the video to British Transport Police, who said it was investigating.

A spokesman said: "British Transport Police has been made aware of the video and will be making enquiries.”

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