South Scotland

Man held over sex assault on teenager in Stranraer

A man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault on a 17-year-old woman in Stranraer.

The woman was attacked in an area known as The Approach, near Commerce Road, late on Tuesday afternoon.

A spokesman for Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said a man had now been arrested and remains in police custody.

Officers are continuing to appeal for anyone who was in the popular dog-walking area during the late afternoon or early evening to contact them.

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