Assault at Anstey Hill, South Australia

Police have arrested a man after an assault at Anstey Hill this morning.

Just before 9.30am on Friday 3 July, police were called to the Anstey Hill Recreation Park after reports a woman was assaulted by an unknown man on the running track between Newman’s Ruins and Torture Hill.

The woman was able to run away but sustained a cut to her leg. She was taken to Modbury Hospital for treatment.

With assistance from Park Rangers, police conducted a search of the area. A short time later, police located and arrested a man in a car park close by.

The 51-year-old man from no fixed place has been charged with assault. He was bailed to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 4 September.

Police are investigating any links to a similar incident at Morialta Falls on June 20.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have any information that can assist the investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report on line at www.crimestopperssa.com.au

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