Police appeal for witnesses to alleged sexual assault

Police are appealing for any witnesses following an alleged sexual assault on board a train near Berwick.

Tuesday, 28th August 2018, 3:52 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th August 2018, 4:09 pm

The incident took place on Thursday, August 16 between 6.45pm and 7.45pm on a train travelling between Glasgow Central and Newcastle Central during which a man is said to have made inappropriate comments to a group of woman and then touched another woman inappropriately.

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Police officers attended where a 29-year-old man from Newcastle was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence and sexual assault. He has been released under police investigation the investigation continues.

Officers are making a number of enquiries into this incident but are now appealing for further witnesses and the victims to get in touch.

If you were on board the train then please contact the British Transport Police by calling 0800 40 50 40 or texting 61016, with reference 590 16/08/2018.