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Appeal for information after racial hate crime - Edinburgh

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We are appealing for information after an incident of racial hate crime on a train between Edinburgh and Glenrothes with Thornton. 

The incident happened at around 8.50pm to 9.10pm on Thursday 16 November.

Two men were shouting racist abuse at another passenger on the service.

A member of train staff asked them to leave the service which they did at Dalmeny station.

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

Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information which could identify the offenders.

Please call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting reference number 324 of 30 November. 

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