Hunt for man who acted inappropriately on train during rush hour

British Transport Police are searching for the man following the incident on a train between Huntly and Aberdeen.

British Transport Police search for man who inappropriately touched himself on Huntly to Aberdeen train iStock

Police have launched a hunt for a man who inappropriately touched himself during rush hour on an Aberdeenshire train.

British Transport Police were called following the incident on a train between Huntly and Aberdeen on November 4 at 5pm.

The man allegedly performed a solo sex act whilst listening to his phone when being sat across from a fellow passenger.

An appeal for information has now been launched and the man is described as white, small build, in his early twenties, with ginger hair and pale skin, close shaven with a gold stud earring.

He was wearing a khaki polo shirt and hooded black and khaki jacket with a gold emblem, black jogging bottoms, black shoes with no socks and was last seen departing the train at Aberdeen.

A BTP spokesperson said: “Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by calling 0800 40 50 40 or by texting 61016 – with reference 2200114726.

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