Appeal for witnesses after man masturbated on train – Edinburgh Waverley

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a report of a man masturbating on a train between Newcastle and Edinburgh Waverley.

On 10 March, a woman was travelling on the 2.28pm service from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley when during the journey, after Newcastle, a man came and sat opposite her.

Between 5.50pm and 7.30pm the woman saw the man masturbating. He then left the train at Edinburgh.

He is described as 17-18 years old, white, 6ft, proportionate build, sandy coloured hair shaved at the side and longer on the top. He was wearing a multi-coloured patterned, 90’s style, bomber jacket with black across the shoulders, a bright purple t-shirt and loose-fitting blue jeans.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed what happened or has any information to come forward and assist the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by calling 0800 40 50 40 or by texting 61016 – with reference 2300028810.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.