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Assault on train to Livingston North station - West Lothian



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Detectives investigating an assault on board a train travelling to Livingston North station are today appealing for witnesses to get in touch. 
The incident happened on board the 8.54pm ScotRail service between Edinburgh Waverley and Helensburgh Central on Saturday 31 March. A group of five to six males in their twenties were on board the service and had a disagreement with a family also travelling on board. 
Later on in the journey, this disagreement escalated to a fight which resulted in two people receiving facial injuries requiring hospital treatment for minor cuts and a broken nose. The group of males then left the train at Livingston North station. 
Officers are now looking to identify fresh witnesses to the violence. If you were on board the train and saw what happened, please get in touch. 
Information can be passed to BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 550 of 31/03/2018. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 

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