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Sectarian singing on board train between Glasgow and Edinburgh

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Officers from BTP are appealing for witnesses to get in touch after an incident of sectarian singing on board a train between Glasgow and Edinburgh. 

The incident happened on board the 10.45am ScotRail service between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh Waverley on Saturday 28 October. 

During the journey, a group of men were chanting homophobic and sectarian songs. The group of men are believed to have been Rangers fans travelling towards the Rangers v Hearts match at Murrayfield stadium. 

The group of men are described as being white and aged in their twenties to forties. 

Officers are now looking to speak with anybody who was on board the train at the time of the incident and saw what happened. Likewise, if you know any of the men who were chanting these offensive songs, please get in touch. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoiting reference 344 of 28/10/2017. Alternatively, ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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