Witness appeal after assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged early morning assault on a 24-year-old woman which caused an area next to the Co-op super­market in Lerwick to be cor­doned off by police on Wednes­day.

The incident is said to have happened between 5am and 8am near a bus stop close to the Holmsgarth Road store.

Police are searching for two men and a woman in connection with the incident, and have released de­scriptions of those they would like to trace.

The men are described as both wearing red zipper tops, one with white or light trousers and dark hair with a short, trimmed beard. He is said to be in his mid- to late-30s. The other man was wearing blue jeans. The woman is said to be in her 20s with long brown hair and was wearing glasses, a black coat and blue jeans.

Police are appealing for wit­nesses, and anyone with information is asked to contact Lerwick station.


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