Detectives investigate sexual assault in Coburg

Detectives from the Sexual Crime Squad are investigating a sexual assault which is believed to have occurred along Merri Creek in Coburg overnight.

Police have been told a woman was grabbed from behind while she was running along the creek trail and sexually assaulted on the evening of Tuesday 3 December.

The woman was able to make her way to a food outlet nearby to raise the alarm and the offender fled.

The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto

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