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Clydebank rape suspects also carried out bus attack

Two men being sought over the rape of a woman in Clydebank also attacked a man on a bus while travelling with their victim from Glasgow, police have said.

The woman, 32, travelled with the men from the St Enoch's Centre at 20:15 on Sunday to Dumbarton Road, Clydebank.

While on the bus the pair attacked a male passenger before throwing him off near to Scotstoun.

The later raped the woman on a canal path, near Jellico Street, Clydebank between 20:30 and 21:30.

The victim went to a nearby shop and police were called. She suffered minor abrasions but declined medical help.

Updated descriptions

Following inquiries, police have issued updated descriptions of the suspects.

The first man is described as white, in his mid 20s, between 5ft 9in to 5ft 10in tall, of slim build, with a shaved head. He was wearing a black puffy jacket and dark jeans or joggers

The second man is described as white, in his late 20s, about 5ft 6in tall. He was wearing a dark jacket or shirt.

Det Insp Douglas Wilson, of Police Scotland, said: "We have had an excellent response from the public which has provided valuable information to help us progress this inquiry.

"However, it is vital that we speak to anyone who was travelling on the bus, who witnessed the assault on the man or the behaviour of the suspects towards the woman."

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