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Search after 12-year-old schoolboy attacked in Dundee street

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Image caption The boy was subjected to an "unprovoked assault" on Dundee's Alpin Road

Police are searching for a man who launched an "unprovoked assault" on a 12-year-old schoolboy in Dundee.

The boy was left "extremely shaken" but unhurt after he was grabbed by the man, who pulled at his arm on Alpin Road between 12:45 and 13:30 on Wednesday.

Police are searching for the man, who was aged about 45, 5ft 8in tall and of slim build.

He was bald, with a cut above his right eyebrow and a missing front tooth, and was wearing a grey tracksuit.

Officers have appealed for witnesses.

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