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CCTV issued in Leith hate crime investigation

CCTV Image copyright Police Scotland

Police have released CCTV images of a woman officers want to trace following a hate crime on a bus.

The incident involved a 36-year-old woman and her children who were subjected to xenophobic comments.

It happened on a number 10 Lothian bus travelling on Great Junction Street in Leith at about 12:00 on 9 May.

The woman police want to speak to is white, in her early 40s and of skinny build. She was wearing a white top and dark trousers.

PC Thomas Winsor, of Police Scotland, said: "The woman pictured in the CCTV footage is of interest to our ongoing inquiries and I would ask anyone who recognises her to contact police immediately.

"In addition, anyone with any further information relevant to this investigation should also come forward."

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