policePolice Scotland can confirm that a 26 year old man has been arrested and charged with two indecent assaults which took place in Livingston on 8th April, in Scott Brae, and 7th May in Orchard Place.

He will appear at Livingston Sheriff Court tomorrow.

Detective Chief Inspector Phil Gachagan said: “Incidents like these are very rare but have a serious impact on the fear of crime in the community. We were very aware of the tension and worry these crimes caused in the Livingston area. Our dedicated enquiry team carried out a thorough investigation involving a large number of individual enquires which has resulted in today’s arrest.”

“I’d like to thank the public for their patience and support while we carried out enquiries, particularly those who contacted police and came forward with information that assisted the investigation.”