Sex at­tack near pub

Wishaw Press - - FRONT PAGE -

Po­lice have launched an in­ves­ti­ga­tion af­ter a woman was the vic­tim of a se­ri­ous sexual as­sault at the back of a New­mains pub in broad day­light.

The alarm was raised af­ter the vic­tim, aged 30, was at­tacked be­hind Robin’s Bar in Aber­nethyn Road on Thurs­day af­ter­noon.

A Po­lice Scot­land spokesper­son de­scribed the at­tack as se­ri­ous and con­firmed enquiries were con­tin­u­ing.

The spokesper­son said: “Po­lice re­ceived a re­port of a se­ri­ous sexual as­sault on a 30- yearold woman in Aber­nethyn Road, New­mains. The in­ci­dent oc­curred at the rear of Robin’s Bar on Thurs­day, June 28, be­tween 3.30pm and 4.30pm. ”

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is asked to con­tact po­lice on 101 or Crimestop­pers, where anonymity will be main­tained, on 0800 555 111.

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