Tayside and Central Scotland

Police in Dundee seek man in teenage sex assault case

South Road, Charleston
The teenager was attacked in a small wooded area on South Road in the Charleston area of Dundee

Detectives investigating the sexual assault of a teenage girl in Dundee have released a description of a man they want to trace.

The 16-year-old was attacked in a wooded area on South Road, in the Charleston area of the city, at about 23:20 on Wednesday, 20 February.

Officers are keen to speak to a man who boarded a number 28 bus at South Road, near Buttars Loan, just after 23:20.

He got off at Albert Street 10 minutes later.

Tayside Police described the man as wearing a dark hooded jacket with the hood up, a dark "tammy" style hat under the hood, a pair of dark jeans and black shoes.

The force want the man to get in touch so they can eliminate him from their inquiries.

Officers said they were also reviewing CCTV coverage, had visited more than 180 houses during door-to-door inquiries and taken about 50 witness statements.

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