Published On: Sun, Mar 11th, 2018 at 5:54pm

Woman sexually assaulted on footpath in Livingston

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A police investigation is underway after a 24-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on a path near Eliburn North Roundabout in Livingston around 4.45am this morning..

The suspect ‎is described as white, in his mid-20s, of medium build, around 5ft 10in and with dark brown hair and stubble. He was  wearing a dark blue or black jumper and dark jeans.

Detective sergeant David Macmillan, of Livingston CID, said: “A thorough investigation into this incident is currently underway 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.”

‎Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 0890 of March 11, or can report anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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- John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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