POLICE are investigating after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault by the side of a busy road.
Officers in West Lothian said the woman was sexualy assaulted on the roadside by the A70 near to the Kirknewton junction.
The distressed victim was later found walking in the Balerno area.
Detective Inspector Jim Morrison, who is in charge of the investigation, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses who saw a distressed woman in the area between 11.45pm and 12.30am to contact Police Scotland on 101.
“Alternatively, they can supply information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”