Edinburgh Park station assault: police release CCTV images

Police wish to speak to two men over an assault at Edinburgh Park Station. Picture: BTP
Police wish to speak to two men over an assault at Edinburgh Park Station. Picture: BTP

POLICE have released CCTV images of two men they wish to speak to in connection with an assault at Edinburgh Park Station.

It is believed they may be able to assist with enquiries after a 19-year-old woman was shouted at and spat on at the station.

Police wish to speak to two men over an assault at Edinburgh Park Station. Picture: BTP

Police wish to speak to two men over an assault at Edinburgh Park Station. Picture: BTP

The incident took place at around 7.20pm on Thursday, January 7, shortly after the woman stepped off the 6.29pm Dunblane to Edinburgh Waverley service.

Both men are aged between 17 and 25 years. One of them is thinly built and about 5’8”. He was wearing a grey hooded top, grey jogging bottoms and a black scarf over his face.

The other man is also described as being of thin build and the same height. He was wearing a hooded top and a scarf over his face.

Detective Constable Paul Farquhar, the officer in charge of the enquiry, is appealing for anyone who recognises the men to contact police as a matter of urgency.

Police wish to speak to two men over an assault at Edinburgh Park Station. Picture: BTP

Police wish to speak to two men over an assault at Edinburgh Park Station. Picture: BTP

British Transport Police can be contacted on 0800 40 50 40 or by texting 61016 – quoting reference 230 of 18/03/2016.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Police wish to speak to two men over an assault at Edinburgh Park Station. Picture: BTP

Police wish to speak to two men over an assault at Edinburgh Park Station. Picture: BTP