Police appeal after sexual assault in West Lothian

12 March 2018, 06:36

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A woman has been sexually assaulted as she walked along a footpath in West Lothian.

The incident, near Eliburn North Roundabout in Livingston, happened at around 4.45am on Sunday.

Police say a 24-year-old woman was approached by a man who sexually assaulted her.

The man is described as white, in his mid 20s, of medium build, around 5ft 10in, with dark brown hair and stubble.

He wore a dark blue or black jumper and dark-coloured jeans.

Detective Sergeant David Macmillan of Livingston CID said: "A thorough investigation into this incident is currently under way and we continue to support the woman at this very distressing time.

"I'd urge anyone who was in the area around 4.45am, anyone who recognises this man's description or who has information which may be relevant to contact us immediately."

Anyone with information is asked to Police Scotland on 101.