Appeal for public assistance in Algester, QLD

Police have released a computer-generated image of a man who may be able to assist with their enquiries after a 9-year-old boy was assaulted in Algester last month, Queensland Police say.

Around 4.15pm on September 25, the boy was playing with other’s on children’s playground equipment in a park on the coroner of Yorrell Street and Ridgewood Road when he was approached by a man.

The boy has then been grabbed by the throat, throwing him to the ground and punched in the face several times.

He has then attempted to strangle the boy with his hands.

The boy managed to free himself from the man and run away.

He was not seriously injured during the incident.

efit-algesterThe man is described as Asian in appearance, aged between 30 to 40, approximately 172 centimetres tall, short black hair with a proportionate build and last seen wearing a short sleeve purple shirt.

Police are appealing for assistance to identify this man fitting the description.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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