Police have appealed for witnesses after a woman was attacked in a village near Stirling.
The 24-year-old was assaulted in Kersie Road, Throsk between 9.30pm and 10pm on Wednesday.
She had been who was walking towards South Alloa when she was attacked. At the time she was dressed in a beige cardigan, jeans and Ugg Boots.
Detective Sergeant Frank McCann said: "We are keen to trace anybody who was in or passing the Throsk area around about the time of this attack and who may have seen a woman distressed or being approached by a man.
"Police are keen to speak to a man who is described as 20-30 years old, slim build, wearing dark adidas training bottoms with white stripes, a dark hooded top and gloves.
"The community should be assured that incidents of this nature are thankfully rare and this enquiry has our full commitment of resources and expertise."
Anyone with information can contact Central Scotland Police on 01786 456000 or information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
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