West Lothian sex attack

10 July 2017, 19:23

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A woman has been sexually assaulted at a bus stop in West Lothian.

The victim - in her 30s - was attacked at the stop between Drovers Road and Little Sheil Road in East Calder at about 7.40am on Monday.

The suspect is described as in his thirties, white, slim and 5ft 9ins to 5ft 10ins. He had short dark receding hair, distinctive side burns and dark stubble.

He was wearing a high-vis short-sleeved t-shirt with a dark panel on the back, high-vis trousers and trainers, and was last seen heading in the direction of Main Street, possibly into Almondell and Calderwood Country Park.

Pc Nichola McConnell, of Broxburn police station, said: ``This was a very distressing incident for the woman and we're urging anyone who may have seen the man in the area, or who recognises his description, to contact us as soon as possible.

"There has been an increase in patrols in the area since this incident was reported and this will continue over the coming days.''

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0609 of July 10, or speak anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.