Tayside and Central Scotland

Police hunt big-eared man after Perth teen attacked

Police are searching for a man with "prominent ears" after a teenage girl was assaulted in Perth.

The 15-year-old was walking through Muirend Gardens near Viewlands Road West at about 17:00 on Wednesday, 21 January, when she was attacked by a man.

The man was in his 30s, about 5ft 9in tall, of very slim build with short dark hair, "prominent ears" and moderate to dark brown skin.

Officers have appealed for witnesses.

At the time of the attack the man was wearing a knee-length Khaki jacket with a fur trimmed hood, a light-coloured t-shirt, light blue faded denim jeans and white trainers.

He was last seen heading towards Muirend Avenue.

The victim, who was left shocked but uninjured, was wearing a navy jacket with a fur trim, black sports shorts and light coloured trainers.

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