A WOMAN was reportedly "dragged down a lane" by a man in Glasgow city centre. 

Police confirmed they received a report of an assault on Thursday afternoon, and that enquiries are ongoing.

The 23-year-old claimed she was dragged into a lane near George Street, but managed to fight the attacker off.

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She got away and was found by a group of girls who helped her get a taxi home.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 2.25pm on Thursday, November 4, officers received a report of an assault on a 23-year-old woman that had taken place in George Street, Glasgow.

"Police enquiries are ongoing."