South Scotland

Police investigate Dumfries town centre sex assault

Sex attack probe
Image caption Police were carrying out investigations in Loreburn Street and Munches Street

Police are investigating reports of a 49-year-old woman being sexually assaulted in Dumfries town centre in the early hours of the morning.

They were called out to the incident on the town's Loreburn Street at about 03:20.

Inquiries were said to be ongoing and an area outside Chancers nightclub was taped off during investigations.

A short police statement said officers were following a "positive line of inquiry".

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