NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Appeal over alleged sexual assault in Lerwick

Police have appealed for witnesses after a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted in Lerwick.

Police Scotland officers were alerted to the incident at Malley's steps, near Commercial Street, at about 01:15.

They want to trace two men in connection with the incident. They are described as white, with fair hair, about 6ft tall and of stocky build.

Insp Andy Logan, appealing for information, said: "This is a particularly distressing incident."

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