A manhunt has been launched after a woman fought off a potential rapist in a Fife park.
The 25-year-old victim was attacked within Pittencrieff Park in Dunfermline at around 6.20am on Sunday.
The man, who approached from Pittencrieff Street, followed the woman into the popular park before pushing her to the ground.
The victim struggled with the man until he gave up and ran off in the direction of the Peacock Sanctuary and picnic area.
Police are treating the attack as assault with intent to rape.
The suspect is believed to be aged between 30 and 40-years-old and around 5ft 7-9in with short dark hair.
He was wearing black round glasses, dark clothing and dark running shoes.
Detective inspector Kelly McEwan said: “The woman wasn’t seriously injured in this attack but she is extremely shaken and upset.
“We’re appealing to anyone who may recognise the description of the man or saw someone similar to that description in or around the park on Sunday morning to contact us.”
If you have any information, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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