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Appeal after man touched himself inappropriately – Perth to Edinburgh



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Officers from British Transport Police are looking to trace a man after he was seen to touch himself inappropriately on board a train.

The incident happened on board the 3.04pm ScotRail service between Perth and Edinburgh on Wednesday 7 June. The victim, a 24-year-old woman, was travelling on the service when she observed a man who had his jacket lying across his lap. The man was then seen to touch himself inappropriately.

As the train pulled into Inverkeithing, the man became aggressive to the woman and then quickly left the service.

He is a white man approximately 5ft 9inches. He is believed to be around 50-60 years old with dark, thinning hair. He was wearing a white shirt with an open collar, black leather jacket and black trousers.

If anyone knows anyone who may match this description, they are asked to contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40. Alternatively, you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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