Girl (13) charged over assault on child in Livingston

15 January 2018, 16:06 | Updated: 15 January 2018, 16:08


A teenager has been charged in connection with an assault on a 12-year-old girl after footage was posted online.

Police said the incident took place at about 8pm on Saturday in the Ladywell area of Livingston, West Lothian. Video footage taken of the incident was posted on social media.

A 13-year-old girl in connection with an alleged assault.

Officers are following positive lines of inquiry in an effort to trace others believed to have been involved.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Officers are aware of video footage and communication posted to social media, and would ask that members of the public ensure they conduct themselves appropriately online."

The alleged victim suffered minor injuries.