The man was sentenced to eight months in prison. Credit: Belga

The Brussels correctional court has sentenced a man who slapped a train attendant in the face to eight months in prison, on Thursday

The events took place on 28 September 2017 at Brussels North Station when a man attempted to board a train but was told he could not, reports BX1. The train was at the platform, ready to go, when the man ran in and tried to get on board.

When the attendant told him that he could not access the train, he slapped her in the face.

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A police officer in the vicinity responded and subdued the aggressive traveller. The victim was off work for four days following the attack.

The man did not show up to his trial and was convicted in absentia, reports Bruzz.

Maïthé Chini
The Brussels Times

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