Cops are hunting for a man after a pensioner was subject to a sex attack near a busy park.

The incident took place in Bearsden shortly after 5pm on Friday, March 22.

During it, officers say the 70-year-old woman was walking near Colquhoun Park, near Station Road, when she was approached by a man who pushed her to the ground and then assaulted and sexually assaulted her.

He was then last seen walking on Conan Avenue - heading in the direction of Kinfauns Drive in Drumchapel.

Following the horror attack, police say the woman has been left 'scared to leave her house'.

Officers also say she has been left 'extremely distressed'.

She did not require any hospital treatment after the incident.

The culprit is described as being white, around 5ft 8inch tall, aged between 30 to 40 years old and of stocky build with shaven or a bald head and facial stubble.

The man was wearing black clothes with his hood up.

Now, officers are re-appealing for information following the shocking incident.

Detective Inspector Daniel Clark said: “A team of officers are continuing to carry out extensive inquiries into this terrifying attack which has left this woman extremely upset and scared to leave her house.

“While we understand that this type of crime causes concern, the local community have been keen to help our investigation and I would like to reassure them that we are completely focused on tracing the man responsible as soon as possible

“I cannot stress enough the crucial role that the public can play in assisting us.

"This is a very busy area.

"I urge anyone who was in local area in Bearsden into the Drumchapel area on Friday afternoon to cast their mind back and think about whether you seen a man acting suspiciously or matching the description given.

"If you did, it is vital we speak to you.

"I would also urge anyone with dashcam or personal footage to check it in case it holds anything relevant.

“If you have any information at all, no matter how small you think the detail might be, please contact us and let us determine that.

"Your information could be essential to this inquiry.

“Uniformed officers are continuing to carry out extra patrols in provide public reassurance to the local community.

"If you have any concerns, please speak to officers.”

Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Police Scotland said: Anyone with information is urged to contact 101 quoting reference number 2695 of March 22.

"Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained."