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Police investigate sexual assault in Perth

Police are investigating after a woman was sexually assaulted by a man outside a shop in Perth.

The incident happened outside the Poundstretchers store on Scott Street at about 00:40 on Sunday 28 September.

It is believed the victim then made her way to the taxi rank in Mill Street. She was visibly distressed and was offered assistance by several members of the public.

Police are keen to hear from anyone with information which could help them.

The suspect was described as 6ft tall, in his 20s, with short black curly hair, short full beard, of eastern Mediterranean appearance and wearing dark trousers, an open neck white shirt, and a dark blazer.

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