Man charged in relation to “big man” video

British Transport police have charged two men in relation to the video

A MAN has been charged in relation to  an incident on an Edinburgh to Perth train which became a YouTube sensation.

British Transport Police (BTP) said a 35-year-old man had been charged with assault.

A 19-year-old man has been reported under 38 of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010, which covers allegations of “threatening and abusive behaviour”.

He has also been reported for tresspass.

BTP said in a statement: “We can now confirm that a 35-year-old man from Stirling and a 19-year-old man from Falkirk are the subject of a report to the local Procurator Fiscal in connection with an incident on-board the 21:33 Edinburgh Waverley to Perth service, at Linlithgow on Friday 9 December 2011.”

Last week, a video was uploaded to YouTube which appeared to show a passenger arguing with a member of staff. The video then appeared to show another passenger ejecting the traveller from the train.

The “big man” video has been watched more than two million times.



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