Woman assaulted by gang of youths near Falkirk Wheel

The 28-year-old victim was walking near to the tourist attraction’s visitor centre when she was attacked.

Woman assaulted by gang of youths near Falkirk Wheel SNS

Police are on the hunt for a gang of youths after a woman was assaulted on a canal path near Falkirk Wheel.

The 28-year-old victim was walking near to the tourist attraction’s visitor centre when she was approached by the six-strong mob.

Four males and two females, who were described as between 11 and 20-years-old, verbally abused her using sexualised language and then proceeded to assault her.

Two of the youths were on black and white bikes.

The incident happened at around 6.45pm on Wednesday.

A force spokesperson said: “This incident was extremely traumatic for the victim and police are keen to identify those responsible.”

If you have any information, call 101.

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