Police have launched a manhunt for a sex attacker, after a woman was assaulted while walking down the street in Dundee.
The attack happened at 9.30pm on Monday April 2, in Blackness Road, adjacent to Rosefield Street, in the West End.
A 40-year-old woman was walking down the road when she was approached by a man and sexually assaulted.
Police said she was shaken but unhurt by the incident.
Neighbours spoke of their shock after learning about the attack.
Paul Murphy, 52, who owns the nearby Balgay Hill Bar, said: “It is really shocking to hear about some thing like that.
“It is horrible that happening — that could affect her for her whole life.
“I just hope she is OK and the police get the man who did it.
“Nothing like that really happens around here. It’s a huge shock to hear about this.”
A 19-year-old woman said: “I had an experience like that myself and I still have a mark on my leg — so I really feel for the woman. I know what’s she’s going through.
“I just hope the police get the person and the woman isn’t too badly affected.”
Another resident, who did not want to be named, added: “It is scary to think about that happening here.
“It is just a huge shock and I hope they get the guy. People like that shouldn’t be allowed on the streets.
“It is totally disgusting — I hope the woman is OK.”
The man is described as being aged in his mid-20s, with short blonde hair and wearing a grey hooded top.
Call Police Scotland on 101 quoting CR/7914/18 or speak to any police officer.
Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.