Descriptions of men released after woman raped by gang

Police are hunting for three men after a woman was raped on an Ayrshire street.

Police have released descriptions of three men they are looking to trace in connection with the “traumatising” rape of a woman in Ayrshire.

The 28-year-old victim was on Glebe Place, Saltcoats, when she was attacked by three men at around 7.30pm on Sunday.

Officers investigating the attack have now released descriptions of the men they are looking for.

The first, who spoke English, is described as having a moustache with a beard and was wearing a black Nike tracksuit.

The second man is described as being clean shaven and having black short scruffy hair which was slicked back.

He was wearing a light blue Berghaus windbreaker, jeans and a belt and he spoke in a foreign language.

The third man, who also spoke in a foreign language, had a shaved head and was clean shaven.

He was wearing jeans and a a red and blue Adidas tracksuit.

Detective Inspector Michael Carr of Saltcoats CID said: “This was a traumatising incident for the young woman concerned and we are continuing to provide her with the necessary support at this time.

“Our investigation remains at an early stage however we have been able to get some detailed description from the victim about her attackers which we are now able to make public.

“We are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who recognises the description of these men to get in touch as they may be able to help us with our investigation.”

Anyone with any information should contact police on 101.

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