Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman charged over alleged homophobic abuse on train

A 46-year-old woman has been charged over an alleged homophobic incident on a train between Glasgow and Alloa.

British Transport Police had issued an appeal after being contacted by two women aged 29 and 30.

The alleged incident happened on the 14:59 Glasgow to Alloa service on Sunday, shortly after it left Queen Street Station.

BTP said officers had studied CCTV footage from the train and various stations.

A BTP spokesman said: "British Transport Police can confirm that a 46-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged homophobic incident on a train travelling between Glasgow and Stirling on Sunday, 1 May 2016.

"She is now the subject of a report to the local procurator fiscal."

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