Sex Assault In Grounds Of Glasgow Hospital

4 December 2015, 13:05 | Updated: 4 December 2015, 17:44

Police are looking for a man who tried to rape a woman in the grounds of a hospital.

The 33-year-old woman was walking with a man at Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow at around 8pm on Wednesday when he sexually assaulted her.

The incident is being treated as an assault with intent to rape, officers said.

The suspect is white, aged in his late 30s and was wearing a black waterproof jacket and dark-coloured jeans.

Detective Inspector Frank Clarke said: "Police are following a positive line of inquiry in relation to this incident, but we are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

"The grounds of the hospital would have been busy on Wednesday evening with visitors and staff entering and leaving.

"I would ask anyone who witnessed this incident, or who has information that may assist the police investigation, to contact us as a matter of urgency.

"Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.''