CLYDEBANK detectives are appealing for witnesses to a rape in the town on Tuesday night.

The attack happened around 11.30 at the entrance to the tunnel leading to Recreational Park, Canberra Avenue, Dalmuir.  A 36-year-old woman was seriously sexually assaulted by a man.

Officers said the man was described as approximately 5ft10in tall with a local accent. He was wearing black jeans and a grey hooded top.

Detective Inspector Scott Hamilton, of Clydebank CID, said: "We're appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and has any relevant information.

"Similarly, if anyone has seen a man fitting this description in that area please contact us."

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 4516 of September 17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.