Davidson's Mains Park attack: 14-year-old girl assaulted by man in Edinburgh park

A teenage girl was assaulted by a man while she was walking in a park in the Capital.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 8:37 pm
Updated Friday, 30th April 2021, 9:43 pm
Davidson's Mains Park, Edinburgh (Photo: Google Maps).

The 14-year-old was walking through Davidson's Mains Park when she was assaulted by a man at about 8am on Friday.

She was not injured in the attack and ran off towards Barnton Park Avenue.

The male suspect is white, around 6ft tall, has short brown hair and is in his late 30s to early 40s.

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At the time of the assault he was clean shaven and was wearing a long-sleeved black hooded top, a yellow high visibility vest and black combat style trousers.

Police are asking anyone who was in the Davidson Mains Park area and saw a man of this description to get in touch.

Inspector Keith Forrester from Corstorphine Police Station said: " Thankfully the victim was not injured, however understandably this was an upsetting incident for her.

"It happened near to a local school just before the start of the school day and so there may have been numerous people in the area at that time.

"I am therefore appealing to anyone who was in the Davidson's Mains Park area this morning, and saw a man matching this description, to get in touch.

“If you were driving past the park at the time and have a dashcam, I would ask you to check back to see if you have captured footage of the suspect."

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the police on 101, quoting reference number 1081 of 30 April, 2021.

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