SEPTA Train Operator Assaulted by Passenger: Police

A train passenger has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a conductor on SEPTA's Norristown High Speed Line.

The assault took place around 3 p.m. on Wednesday at SEPTA's Ardmore Junction station located along Haverford Road and West Hathaway Lane in Havertown, Pa., transit officials said.

The nature of the assault is unclear, but a female train operator was struck by the passenger, officials said.

An viewer sent photos of a man being handcuffed by police at the scene. SEPTA said officers did apprehend a suspect.

While one train was stopped as a result of the incident, service was not interrupted.

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