Glasgow & West Scotland

Man sought over sex attack on girl in Glasgow shop

Police CCTV image Image copyright BBC - police handout
Image caption Police have asked anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV image to contact them

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace after a young girl was sexually assaulted in a shop in Glasgow city centre.

The attack took place in Poundland on Sauchiehall Street at about 17:15 on Friday 30 May.

The man is described as of Asian appearance, aged between 40 and 49, about 6ft tall and of medium build.

Police have appealed for anyone who was in the shop, or who can identify the man, to contact them.

The man in the CCTV image was wearing a white baseball cap, glasses, navy blue jacket, light-coloured body warmer, blue t shirt, dark denim jeans with the bottom turned up. He was carrying a khaki-coloured backpack.

Inspector Kenny Darroch, of Police Scotland, said: "I would appeal to anyone who was in Poundland on Sauchiehall Street around the time of the incident to contact officers."

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