Search media releases

Hate crime - Glasgow Central to Bellshill



View | Download (PNG - 27 KB)

Officers are appealing for information following a hate crime on board a train.

The incident happened shortly before 6pm on 16 December on board a service between Glasgow Central and Bellshill.

A group of Rangers football fans were chanting sectarian songs while travelling on the service.

Officers would now like to speak to anyone who was on the 5.50pm service from Glasgow Central and heard the group.

PC Nicola McLuckie: “Any kind of abusive chanting is unpleasant and anti-social for fellow passengers who are travelling, but sectarian singing is particularly offensive. I am keen to speak to anyone was on the service and saw or heard what happened. Behaviour of this nature will not be tolerated.”

Anyone with any information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 citing reference 430 of 16/12.

Share release