Police probe claim of race abuse on train from Motherwell

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

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

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.