CRIME: Assault with intent to rob on Leven riverbank in Dumbarton

Woodyard Road, West Bridgend high flats and the Bridge from the opposite side of the river.

By Democrat reporter

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault with intent to rob incident which happened in broad daylight in Dumbarton on Sunday morning.

At around 11.20 am, a 31-year-old woman was walking her dog near to Woodyard Road, opposite the flats at West Bridgend, when she was attacked from behind by a man who assaulted her and attempted to steal her dog.

The woman managed to get away and made her way home, where she contacted the police, and the man walked off in the direction of Dalreoch Station.

The suspect is described as being 6ft tall, with dark brown shaved hair, wearing black trainers, dark joggers, an orange Superdry jacket and a baseball cap.

Constable Richy Ferguson at West Dunbartonshire CID said: “Thankfully the woman was not injured during this incident, but it was nonetheless a very distressing experience.

“I am appealing to anyone who was in that area along the riverside on Sunday morning who may have witnessed what happened, or noticed a man matching the above description, to please come forward.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Clydebank CID through 101, quoting incident number 1409 of Sunday, 7 March, 2021. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

Woman attacked at West Bridgend in Dumbarton by man who tried to steal her dog.

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