Police investigating racist abuse on Edinburgh train

POLICE are investigating a racial hate crime which took place on a train that left the Capital.

Thursday, 30th November 2017, 4:59 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:40 am
Police are investigating racist abuse on a train

British Transport Police are appealing for information after the incident which took place on train between Edinburgh and Glenrothes.

The incident took place between 8.50pm and 9.10pm n Thursday, November 16.

A BTP spokesperson said: “Two men were shouting racist abuse at another passenger on the service.

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“A member of train staff asked them to leave the service, which they did at Dameny station.”

The offenders are both white, aged between 40 and 50 years old. Both were wearing high visibility jackets and one was also wearing a body warmer. One of the men had short hair while the other was bald.

Anyone with information should call 0800 40 50 40.