Police investigate indecent assault of woman in Holroyd

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the indecent assault of a woman as she left Merrylands Railway Station last night.

About 9.20pm (Monday 4 March 2019), a 33-year-old woman left Merrylands Train Station and walked along Walpole Street, Holroyd.

About 20 minutes later, a bus stopped at Pitt Street between Manchester and Bermingham Streets where a man, described as Indian/Sub-Continental in appearance with a thin build and short black hair with stubble on his face, got off the bus.

As the woman neared Holroyd Gardens car park entry on Walpole Street the man took hold of her from behind and pushing her to the ground before indecently assaulting her.

He attempted to pull her towards the carpark but was disturbed by a vehicle driving past. He let the woman go and fled the area.

The woman contacted police and an investigation has commenced by officers from Cumberland Police Area Command.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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