Woman attacked by teenager outside Grangemouth shop

A woman was assaulted outside a Grangemouth shop after she refused to buy alcohol for a group of teenagers.

By Jonathon Reilly
Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 3:03 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st April 2021, 12:02 pm

The victim was approached near SPAR in the town’s Charlotte Dundas Court at about 10am on Friday, March 26.

Police say one of the group, a teenage boy, attacked the woman when she declined their request.

A Forth Valley Police Division spokesperson said: “We are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Grangemouth.

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Police are appealing for information relating to an assault outside SPAR in Grangemouth on March 26. Picture: John Devlin.

“A female was approached by a group of teenagers who asked her to buy them alcohol. On refusing, the female was assaulted by an unknown male youth.

“Two unknown members of the public stopped to check on the welfare of the female who was assaulted and thereafter left without providing details.

“If you are, or know, these two members of the public or have any information in relation to this assault, call 101 quoting incident number 0981 of March 26, 2021.”

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