Glasgow & West Scotland

Teenager indecently assaulted in Airdrie

An 18-year-old woman has been indecently assaulted in Airdrie, police said.

The teenager was making her home through Central Park at about 0220 GMT, after visiting a nightclub, when a man approached her from behind.

After assaulting her the man ran off. He was described as 5ft 7in tall with short fair hair, wearing a white jumper and dark coloured trousers.

Police said the woman was shaken by her ordeal and have appealed for witnesses.

Det Insp John Jack said: "Officers are currently studying CCTV in an effort to glean further information on this attack," he said.

"Any information no matter how trivial could prove vital in catching the man responsible for this frightening attack."

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