Teenager subjected to indecent assault as she walked her dog 

The 18-year-old woman was attacked in Dundee Terrace, west Edinburgh, on Tuesday night.

Hunt: Police launch investigation after 18-year-old woman assaulted. <strong>©STV</strong>
Hunt: Police launch investigation after 18-year-old woman assaulted. ©STV

A teenager has been indecently assaulted as she walked her dog.

The 18-year-old woman was attacked in Dundee Terrace, west Edinburgh, at about 8.25pm on Tuesday.

Police said the victim was approached from behind and assaulted by a male suspect who then ran off.

The suspect is described as being in his late teens with skinny legs. He was wearing a dark hooded top and grey cotton bottoms. Officers are asking anyone with information to come forward.

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Detective sergeant Jon Pleasance said: “The victim was not injured during this incident but was left extremely upset and shaken as a result.

“We are conducting various lines of inquiry within the area to trace the suspect and would ask anyone who can help in identifying him to contact police immediately.

“In addition, anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious activity around Dundee Terrace on Tuesday evening or who has any other information relevant to this investigation should also get in touch.”

Police can be contacted on 101 while the Crimestoppers charity can be reached on 0800 555 111.