Attacker pushed woman to the ground

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Carnoustie.

On Wednesday (August 11) at around 10.25am, a woman was walking through Craigmill Den when she was approached from behind by a men who pushed her to the ground. The woman managed to fight the man off and he ran towards Easthaven.

The man is described as wearing black running leggings and black trainers.

Sergeant David Rice, of Dundee CID, said: “Thankfully no-one was injured during this incident, but nonetheless this was a frightening experience for the woman and she is understandably shaken up.

“I am appealing to anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident who may have witnessed what happened to please come forward.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101, quoting incident number 0998 of 11 August. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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