Sexual assault on woman with young child in Glasgow’s Nitshill

Police are appealing for information about the attack.
Police are appealing for information about the attack.

Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in the Nitshill area of Glasgow.

The assault happened on Wednesday, March 20, at around 3pm.

A 22-year-old woman was pushing her son in a pram along Corselet Road, near to Langford Drive, Nitshill, when she was approached by a man who made inappropriate sexual remarks to her before grabbing her and causing her to stumble.

She managed to get away and the man ran off towards the lane leading to Langford Drive.

The suspect is described as being Asian in appearance, aged 20 to 30 years, of slim build, stubble and had a local accent. He was wearing a khaki raincoat with the hood up, light grey jogging bottoms and white trainers.

Detective Inspector Mark McLennan, Public Protection Unit, Helen Street Police Station, Govan, said: “Although thankfully not physically injured, this was very distressing for the lady involved and particularly frightening as she was with her young son at the time.

“Officers are currently speaking to residents in the area and checking CCTV in an effort the trace this man. Corselet Road is residential and it’s possible that someone may have either seen or heard the attack take place.

“If you think you might have information that will assist our enquiry, then please contact officers at Helen Street Police Station via 101. Please quote incident number 2170 of the 20 March 2019 when calling.

“Information can also be given in confidence to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.”