Woman raped in Glasgow city centre

19 July 2018, 13:29 | Updated: 19 July 2018, 13:30

Police Scotland

Police investigating the rape of a woman in Glasgow want to speak to a man seen helping the victim.

The 30-year-old was assaulted on Broomielaw, near the railway bridge over the River Clyde, on Monday evening.

Officers have released descriptions of two men seen on CCTV footage who they believe may be able to help them trace her attacker.

Detective Inspector David MacGregor said: "This was a traumatic attack for this woman and it is critical that we trace the person responsible as soon as possible.

"Our officers are doing everything they can, including an extensive review of CCTV in the area, however, we need help from members of the public who may have vital information to assist with the investigation and therefore we are appealing for these two men to come forward.

"The first man is seen helping the 30-year-old woman shortly after the attack and had walked her to the Riverboat Casino. The second man is seen nearby, and may have witnessed the attack or have information that can help us."

The first man is described as white, aged between 25 and 35, around 5ft 8 and of medium build, with brown hair in a side parting.

He wore a dark zip-up jacket and was carrying a black rucksack.

The second man is described as having sallow skin, is of medium build and was wearing a light-coloured zip-up hooded top with a white logo and a dark skip cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101, quoting incident number 4697 of July 16 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.