Police seek information after woman assaulted – Dee Why

Police are appealing for information after a woman was indecently assaulted while walking along a track in Sydney’s north yesterday.

About 11.30am (Saturday 18 Friday 2020), the 26-year-old was walking on a track between Dee Why and Long Reef beaches when she was approached by a man.

Police have been told the man exposed himself and inappropriately touched himself before grabbing the woman’s arm.

She pulled away and ran onto the nearby beach where she called police.

Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command attended and conducted a search of the area however they did not find the man.

Detectives investigating the incident are appealing for public assistance to identify the man.

He is described as Caucasian, tanned, aged in his 30s, 170cm tall, with a large build and short dark hair.

At the time, he was wearing a black baseball cap, black square sunglasses, a dark coloured loose-fitting t-shirt and knee-length boardshorts with green and blue panels at the bottom.

Detectives are seeking any witnesses, as well as dashcam vision from vehicle owners who were parked at Dee Why Beach or Long Reef Beach carparks between 10.30am and 11.45am yesterday (Saturday 18 April 2020).

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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