Detectives investigating a rape in Elderslie have revisited the path where a woman was raped last week.

Police have also spoken to 70 people as they renewed their appeal for information.

Last Monday, 20th February 2017, a 27-year-old woman was attacked by a man on a path between Byres Road and Glenmalloch Place near Wallace Primary School, Elderslie, around 8pm.

She was struck by the man, causing her to fall over, and was then raped.

The suspect was white, aged between 35 and 50, with dark hair, receding on top, and of medium to stocky build, also he was clean shaven and wearing dark trousers and a light T-shirt.

Detective Inspector Louise Harvie said today: “Officers have continued carrying out extensive enquiries in the local area, including door to door enquiries. We are continuing to collate and review CCTV footage to see if further information can be obtained.

“Last night, officers revisited the scene of the incident. Over 70 people took the time to speak with officers and we are grateful for their assistance. Officers will assess all information received to determine if it can assist with the ongoing investigation.

“We would continue to ask local residents in that area to check their gardens and bins for any item of discarded clothing which they do not recognise as belonging to them.

“We will trace the man responsible and we continue to appeal to anyone with information to contact us. Anyone with information that may assist, no matter how insignificant it may seem, should contact Renfrew Police Office through 101. Alternatively please contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111, where information can be given anonymously.”

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