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Woman subjected to sexually abusive comments – Edinburgh/Bathgate



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Officers are appealing for witnesses to an incident where woman was verbally abused in a sexually explicit and offensive way. 

The incident took place on board a train travelling from Edinburgh Waverly to Bathgate between 6.20am and 6.45am on 4 May. 

During the journey, a man targeted a woman with sexually explicit verbal abuse. The victim was extremely alarmed and concerned by his abusive language.  

The man – who was travelling with another man believed to be in his twenties – then left the train at Bathgate station. 

He is described as being about 20 years old, 5ft 10ins, of a slim build with fair brown hair, an unshaven face and a West Lothian accent. He was also wearing a navy blue hooded top, blue jeans and white trainers. 

Were you travelling on this train? Did you see anything or do you recognise anyone matching this description? If so, please text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting 165 of 15 May. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.  

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