Teenage boy arrested after woman seriously sexually assaulted near Glasgow Hydro

The scene was taped off by police on Saturday morning
-Credit: (Image: Glasgow Live)

A teenager has been arrested after a woman was allegedly subjected to a serious sexual assault near the Hydro in Glasgow.

Police received the report of a woman allegedly being attacked in the Congress Road area of Glasgow on Friday evening. Officers attended and the area was quickly cordoned off.

On Saturday an eyewitness said: "Clydeside at the SEC Armadillo is taped off by police and a large section off bushes is cordoned off with four police officers guarding it."

Police have now confirmed that a 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident. He has been released pending further enquiries.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We received a report of a serious sexual assault of a woman in the Congress Road area of Glasgow on the evening of Friday, May 31, 2024.

“A 16-year-old male has been arrested in connection and released pending further enquiries. Enquiries are ongoing.”

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