Passenger punches woman on train between Edinburgh and Aberdeen

A passenger who punched a woman in the knee in an unprovoked attack on a train travelling between Edinburgh and Aberdeen is being sought by police.

The 24-year-old, from Aberdeen, was travelling on the 21:40 Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen service on Monday.

As she walked through the carriage a man, in his 60s, punched her.

The man was about 5ft 6ins and was wearing a blue baseball cap, a grey jacket and trousers and white training shoes.

He got off the train at Montrose station at about 23:20.

He was also carrying a blue bag.

Pc Ashley Forbes, of the British Transport Police, said: "There appears to be no explanation for this unwarranted assault and I am anxious to speak with anyone who can help our inquiry by providing information which can help identify the suspect."

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