Sexual assault on Main Street, Chapelhall
Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in Chapelhall, Airdrie on Friday, 15 January.
Around 8.10am on Friday morning, the 37 year-old woman was walking on Main Street near to Honeywell Crescent, when she was approached by a teenage male who touched her inappropriately over her clothing, then ran off in the direction of Hazelfield Grove.
The male youth responsible is described as white, aged between 13-17 years of age, around 5ft 10 ins in height. He was wearing a black jacket with a hood, dark-coloured trousers and black gloves. He was carrying a black rucksack.
Detective Constable Derek Wilson of Coatbridge Police Station said: “Officers have been carrying out enquiries in the area and gathering CCTV footage to establish more information to identify the youth responsible. I would appeal to any witnesses, or anyone with information that may assist our enquiries to contact Coatbridge Police Station through 101 quoting reference 0549 of 15 January. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”