Glasgow & West Scotland

Sexual assault on girl in Glasgow's Kelvin Walkway

Police have appealed for help to catch a man who sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Glasgow.

The attack happened as she walked along Kelvin Walkway in Maryhill, near Kelvindale Road, at about 09:25.

The man grabbed the girl, pushed her and tore at her clothes. It is thought he ran away when he heard a dog barking.

Police said the young girl was left "extremely upset and frightened" by her ordeal.

The suspect was described as white and pale looking, about 6ft tall, in his late 20s, with short dark hair. He was wearing a blue hooded top, dark coloured trousers and black and white adidas trainers. He had a local accent.

Det Sgt Alec Cameron said: "It's imperative we trace the man responsible and I would appeal to anyone who may have any information or who knows anything about the suspect to please get in touch with us as a matter of urgency.

"This area is frequently used by dog walkers, joggers and walkers and I'm sure there would have been people out and about at that time of the day.

"I would ask anyone who was there, in particular dog walkers, to get in touch with us as it is possible they have some vital information about the suspect which could assist our investigation and help us trace him."

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