Police appeal following assault of teenager in Fraserburgh street

Police are appealing for the help of the public to trace a man who attacked and tried to rob a teenager in a Fraserburgh street.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 8:28 am
Police are appealing for help to trace the man who carried out the assault.

A 15-year-old boy was on the town’s St Andrews Drive, around 9.30pm, on Sunday, March 7, when he was approached and assaulted by a man who then tried to steal property from him.

The man who carried out the attack is described as wearing a black top and grey bottoms.

Enquiries are ongoing and police officers are now appealing for anyone with information about the assault which may assist them to get in touch.

Detective Constable Tracy Loughhead, from Ellon CID, said: "Thankfully no one was injured during this incident and our enquiries are ongoing.

“Our officers have carried out a number of enquiries, including reviewing CCTV and going door to door.

“However we would appeal to anyone who has any knowledge of the incident or any information which may assist our enquiries to contact us.

“In particular, I would ask anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen the suspect to come forward and assist our enquiries."

Additional police patrols are currently being carried out in the area where the assult took place to provide reassurance to members of the public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police by calling 101 and quoting incident 3988 of 7 March, 2021. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be given anonymously.