Woman sexually assaulted while walking her dog in Erskine Woman sexually assaulted while walking her dog in Erskine
A 43-year-old woman has been sexually assaulted in Erskine while walking her dog on a footpath in the early hours of Sunday morning. Detectives... Woman sexually assaulted while walking her dog in Erskine

A 43-year-old woman has been sexually assaulted in Erskine while walking her dog on a footpath in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Detectives have begun carrying out house to house enquiries including checking CCTV. Officers are also appealing for any information from members of the public regarding the assault.

The victum was walking her dog at around 3.15am on Sunday 15th July 2018 on a footpath in Rashieburn, Erskine near to Rashielee Avenue when she was approached by someone who grabbed her from behind and sexually assaulted her.

The woman did not require hospital treatment but is extremely distressed by the incident. It has not been establish if it was a man or woman responsible for the attack.

Detective Inspector John Stewart at Paisley Police Office said: “Officers are carrying out enquiries in the Rashieburn area, including house to house enquiries, to gather more information on this attack. We will also be reviewing CCTV footage from the surrounding areas.

“Our investigation is at an early stage to gather more information and establish if it was a man or woman responsible for this attack, and more details on it.

“I am aware that this incident will be concerning to the local community, however I would like to reassure them that additional officers are patrolling the area, and anyone with concerns should speak to officers.

“Anyone with information that may assist our investigation should contact Paisley Police Office through 101 quoting reference number 1043 of Sunday 15 July 2018. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.”




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