Tayside and Central Scotland

Scar-faced man in Dundee sex attack on woman

A man with a long scar on his face carried out a serious sexual assault on a woman in a private car park in Dundee, police have said.

The 33-year-old woman was approached by the man in the Murraygate and engaged in conversation.

Police said the woman and the man were in the car park behind Deja Vu nightclub when he carried out the attack at about 19:00 on Wednesday.

The suspect left the area on a bicycle. He was carrying a clear plastic bag.

The man - who is thought to be in his 20s - was described as being about 5ft 8in tall, slim and was wearing glasses.

He had a long scar down his right cheek and had unkempt short dark brown hair.

Police said he was wearing a purple hooded jacket, dark jogging bottoms and dark trainers.

He rode off on a black and silver bicycle.

The woman was said to be extremely distressed but uninjured by the incident.

Police are looking at CCTV coverage and conducting door-to-door inquiries in the area.

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