Man touched girl on bus

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POLICE are hunting a man in his 50s who stroked the thigh of a teenage girl on a bus.

The incident took place at around 1.45pm on Sunday on the number 3 Lothian Bus to Mayfield in Midlothian.

A 17-year-old girl boarded the lower deck at Gorebridge before the suspect got on the bus at Newtongrange and sat next to her.

During the journey the man began to stroke the victim’s thigh. The suspect is described as white, tall and fat with a stubbly or dirty complexion. He was wearing a dark beanie hat, dark jacket and dark trousers.