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Mother with child in buggy attacked on train by man

A mother pushing her child in a pushchair has been assaulted by a man on a train.

The incident happened at about 16:00 on Monday after the woman arrived at Haymarket station.

She was approached by a man, who is known to her, at the ticket machine where he began verbally abusing her.

He followed her onto platform four and they both boarded the 16:20 train to Glasgow Queen Street Station where he attacked her.

The man stopped when a female passenger intervened.

He is white, 27, 5ft 8ins to 5ft 9ins, of slim build, short dark brown hair, dark brown full beard, and was wearing a black leather jacket with fabric sleeves, chunky white or cream jumper and dark jeans.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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