THREE youths were detained after police received reports of them being seen trackside.

Officers attended after reports of the youths on the train line in Evesham last night.

BTP Gloucestershire Worcestershire & Herefordshire shared on Twitter: "Officers have attended reports of 3 youths seen trackside in Evesham.

"With the help from SWorcsCops all 3 detained and taken home.

"Thankfully located just prior to 2 trains coming through the area.

"Train lines are not playgrounds."

Officers were also called last night after reports of a train hitting an object in Malvern.

On arrival officers found a 'GO' sign that had clearly been thrown from the bridge at the train.

The British Transport Police Tweeted: "These types of incidents can cause serious injury or worse! Thankfully no injuries."