Appeal after ticket examiner assaulted on train
A train passenger who assaulted a ticket examiner is being sought by British Transport Police.
The incident happened on a train travelling between Aberdeen and Laurencekirk on Saturday night.
British Transport Police said the male member of staff was grabbed around the throat by a man for no apparent reason.
He was described as being in his mid 50s, bald, of heavy build, and was wearing a black jacket, black trousers, a blue shirt and a black scarf.
He got off the Aberdeen to Dundee train at Laurencekirk just before 23:00. The incident happened at about 22:40 on the approach to Portlethen station.
Officers have reviewed CCTV footage and the man believed to be responsible was seen being dropped off by a silver estate car at about 13:30 the same day.