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CCTV images released in Aberdeen 'sex attack' inquiry

Image caption Police said they wanted to trace the man seen in the CCTV images

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace after a woman was assaulted in what may have been a sexually-motivated attack in Aberdeen.

The woman was in the Spring Garden and Gerrard Street area at about 01:40 on Saturday when the incident took place.

The male suspect was described as being aged between 20 and 40, of stocky build, with dark receding hair.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "It may be that the incident was sexually motivated."

The spokesperson added: "Police Scotland continue to investigate the assault of a female at Spring Garden in the early hours of Saturday, and have released CCTV images of a male they would like to trace in connection with their enquiries into this incident."

The force urged anyone with information to contact Police Scotland or Crimestoppers.

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