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Men hunted after young woman racially abused and attacked on train

The woman was attacked on the 8.42pm Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street service on July 15.

CCTV: Police want to speak to two men in connection with the attack.
CCTV: Police want to speak to two men in connection with the attack.

CCTV images of two men have been released after a 20-year-old woman was racially abused and attacked on an Aberdeen to Glasgow train.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police described the behaviour on July 15 this year as "disgusting" and said other passengers were left appalled by it.

Detective constable David McAllister, the BTP officer in charge of the inquiry, is appealing for anyone who recognises the men or has information to get in touch.

He said: "The disgusting behaviour was completely unwarranted and appalled people.

"The train also stopped at Stonehaven, Montrose, Arbroath, Dundee and I am appealing for anyone who witnessed the incidents to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or by texting 61016.

"Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

The incident took place on the 8.42pm Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street service but happened before the Perth stop.

One man is described as being about 5ft 10in tall, aged in his mid-20s, of slim build and has tattoos on his hands.

He was wearing a black tracksuit with white stripes on the sleeves and dark trainers.

The second man is described as also being about 5ft 10in tall, aged in his mid to late 20s, of stocky build with dark hair.

He was wearing work-style trousers and a black hooded top with orange branding.

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