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Dunfermline

Witness Appeal, Dunfermline

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We’re appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted within Pittencrieff Park in Dunfermline.

The incident happened around 6.20am on Sunday, 24 May, 2020 which detectives are treating as assault with intent to rape.

A 25-year-old woman walked into the park when she was followed by a man who came from Pittencrieff Street and pushed her to the ground. The woman struggled with the man before he ran off in the general direction of Peacock Sanctuary.

The suspect is described as approximately 30 to 40-years-old, average build, between 5ft 7in to 5ft 9in tall with short dark hair. He was wearing black round glasses, dark clothing and dark running shoes.

Detective Inspector Kelly McEwan, based at Glenrothes, said: “The woman wasn’t seriously injured in this attack but she is extremely shaken and upset.