Plea over assault on woman in Howegate

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in the early hours of Sunday.

The incident happened in the Howegate area between 1am and 1.30am.

Police are particularly keen to speak to two men – who are described as being 20-25 years old, 5ft 11in-6ft tall, with short dark hair and wearing dark clothing – who were believed to be in the area at the time of the assault. It is also understood that a further member of the public tried to assist the female and police would encourage this individual to come forward and help them with their enquiries.

Anyone with any information on this assault can contact the police station on 375051 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.