POLICE have appealed for help to trace a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault.

Around 9.40pm on December 21 last year, a 61 year-old woman was walking along Battlefield Road, near to Cathcart Road, when she was assaulted.

Officers are keen to speak to the man in the image as they believe he could assist them with their enquiries.

He is described as white, in his early 30s, of slim build, short, dark brown hair and has a Glaswegian accent.

He was wearing baggy dark blue denims and a blue zipped jacket with a square white panel/pattern on the left side and dark coloured trainers with white soles.

Anyone who recognises the man to contact DC Amy Campbell at Helen Street Police Office, Public Protection Unit via 101, quoting reference number 1573.

Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be provided anonymously.