Police probe claim of race abuse on train from Motherwell

Transport police are appealing for information after a man was allegedly racially abused on a train from Motherwell to Dalmuir.

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The alleged incident is said to have happened around 5.10pm on Saturday, February 10, on the 4.15pm service from Motherwell.

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When the ticket inspector asked to see his ticket, the man is said to have become racially abusive towards him, shouting and swearing.

The suspect, thought to be a teenager, is white, around 5ft 6ins and was wearing a black top with a navy backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact transport police by calling 0800 40 50 40 or texting 61016, with reference 443 of February 10.