Police launch investigation after woman raped near duck pond

Officers investigating report of serious sexual assault on 52-year-old woman in Perth on Saturday.

Police launch investigation after woman raped near duck pond SNS Group

An investigation has been launched after a woman was raped in Perth at the weekend.

The 52-year-old was attacked between 5pm and 7pm on Saturday, close to the duck pond off Annat Road in the Gannochy area of the city.

The suspect is described as white, clean-shaven, 6ft, medium build, with short light brown/auburn hair, aged in his 40s.

He was wearing a round neck t-shirt that was grey in colour and plain, camel coloured chinos and dark brown loafer style shoes.

Detective Inspector Paul Riley, of Dundee CID, said: “Officers are carrying out extensive enquiries in the area and working to identify the man responsible for this attack.

“There were groups of people out and about at the time and I am appealing to anyone who saw anything to get in touch. I am also asking anyone who was driving in the area and may have dash-cam footage that could help to contact us.

“If you have information that could assist our investigation then please get in touch via 101, quoting incident 3447 of Saturday, 24 April 2021, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”