Hunt for man after woman sexually assaulted at railway station

The incident happened at Hamilton West train station at around 12.10pm on Friday, October 15.

Hunt for man after woman sexually assaulted at railway station © Google Maps 2020
Hamilton West: The sexual assault happened on Friday, October 15.

A manhunt has been launched after a woman was sexually assaulted at a train station in South Lanarkshire.

The incident happened at Hamilton West railway station at around 12.10pm on Friday, October 15.

Transport police said the victim disembarked from a train at platform two. When she reached the top of the stairs to exit the station, she was approached by a man who then attacked her.

The suspect is believed to be aged between 20 and 30-years-old. He was described as slim, with dark hair and scars on his cheek and nose.

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He was also wearing a black hoodie with a white top underneath and black trousers.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesperson said: “Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to assist their enquiries.”

If you have any information, contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40.