A search is under way after a man set fire to the railway before boarding a train in South Lanarkshire.
At around 7.45pm on Saturday, May 29, a man approached the far end of the platform at Thorntonhall railway station.
He set fire to the railway and the adjacent fence causing “serious damage” to private property with a cost of more than £200, the British Transport Police said.
He then boarded the 8.04pm train to Giffnock.
The man is described as a white man in his mid-20s, of medium build and average height. He was seen wearing all black clothing with his hood up and was carrying a black backpack with a white logo.
British Transport Police (BTP) detectives want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.
Anyone with information can contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 2100038449 of May 29, 2021. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.