Woman suffers serious sexual assault in North Glasgow

Published 29 November 2016

Detectives at London Road police office are continuing enquiries and appealing for information after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault in Saracen in the early hours of Friday 25 November 2016.

Around 0100 hours, the 56-year-old woman was in her bedroom at home in Sloy Street, Saracen when she became aware of a man who had entered the bedroom. He then subjected her to a serious sexual assault before leaving in an unknown direction.

The man is described as white being well-spoken with a Scottish accent. He was around 5’7’’, around 25 years of age with blond hair wearing black trousers.

Detective Inspector Craig Willison said:

“This was an appalling attack which has left the woman extremely distressed. We are ensuring that the victim is being fully supported whilst we continue our enquiries.

“Finding the person who has carried out this attack is a priority for Police Scotland, and I would ask anyone who may have been in the vicinity of Sloy Street around the time of the incident to get in touch with police immediately.

‘’This type of attack is rare and I would like to take this opportunity to reassure the local community that we are working tirelessly to identify the perpetrator. There is an increased Police presence in the area and I would urge anyone who has any concerns to contact their local police officers or by calling 101.

“Again, I would ask anyone who may have any information which could assist with our enquiries to contact us urgently.”

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