I've been working as a journalist for two and a half years, after starting out as a trainee on the Sunday Herald. I now cover general news for The Herald and Sunday Herald. Also interested in Scottish science news.
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The Crown Office confirmed last night that it would not press charges against 35-year-old Alan Pollock, dubbed the "Big Man", for manhandling student Sam Main off a ScotRail Edinburgh to Perth train last December after the 19-year-old launched a foul-mouthed tirade at the conductor, who had accused him of travelling without a valid ticket.