Police appeal over sexual assault on woman

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AN investigation has been launched following an alleged sexual assault on a woman who accepted a lift in the early hours of the morning.

The 27-year-old was picked up on Loch Road, Kirkintilloch, between midnight and 3am on Thursday, December 29.

It’s alleged the male driver of the silver car sexually assaulted the woman before leaving her in Hillhead Road. The driver is described as being white, 18 to 20-years-old with long and curly strawberry blond hair, a heavy build and a local accent.

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DS Anderson at Kirkintilloch CID on 0141 532 4416.