Cops are hunting a hooded thug who brutally assaulted a woman on a Scots street.

The man grabbed, pushed over and assaulted the woman on a staircase between South Road and Arran Drive in the Charleston area of Dundee.

Police have launched an appeal and issued a description after the attack around 7pm on Friday night.

The suspect is described as a white man, around 6ft tall with a slim build.

At the time of the incident he was wearing a black hoodie and black bottoms with a black scarf covering his mouth and spoke with a Scottish accent.

Constable Alexander Gray, of Police Scotland’s Dundee Response Policing Unit, said: “Thankfully the woman involved in this incident has not sustained serious injuries.

“We are appealing to members of the public who may have any information that could assist with our investigation.

“I would ask if you were in the area at the time of the incident or have any information to come forward and speak to police.”

Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 3349 of Friday, 17 September, 2021