Woman assaulted on Edinburgh to Aberdeen train

Woman assaulted on train from Waverley. Picture: Comp

Woman assaulted on train from Waverley. Picture: Comp

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Police are hunting a man in his 60’s who punched and assaulted a young woman on an Edinburgh to Aberdeen train.

The unprovoked attack happened as the 24-year-old was travelling on the 9.40pm from Edinburgh Waverley on Monday.

The woman was walking through the carriage when a man punched her knee.

Police want to trace a suspect, thought to be aged in his 60s, who alighted from the train at Montrose station at around 11.20pm.

He is described as about 5ft 6in and was wearing a blue baseball cap, a grey jacket and trousers and white training shoes. He was also carrying a blue holdall.

Anyone with information can contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40.