Police call-handling performance has continued to improve over the past year, a new report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) has found.
Schoolboy Sexually Assaulted
Police are investigating after a 13-year-old boy was sexually assaulted as he cycled through woodland.
The boy was cycling on the green trail near to the ranger station in Templeton Woods, Dundee, when a man targeted him early on Monday evening.
The suspect is described as being 5ft 2ins, of medium to large build, with white/grey coloured but balding hair.
He was wearing a mustard-coloured lightweight jacket with collar and pockets, blue jeans, a red jumper and brown dress shoes.
Officers are particular keen to trace a dog walker who was in the area at the time who is described as being in his 30s and walking a black and white Bulldog-type dog.
Police urged anyone with information about the incident to contact them.
Masked armed robbers have made off with a five-figure sum of cash after swooping on a security van in a night-time raid.
Drop-off charges are to be introduced at one of Scotland's busiest airports as part of plans for a new multi-million pound facility.
Officials are ''optimistic'' that the £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing will never have to close as a result of wind-shielding being fitted during the project.
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