Dandenong Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team detectives are appealing for public assistance after a man sexually assaulted a young girl in Narre Warren at the end of last year, Victoria Police say.
A 10-year-old girl was at a shopping centre on the Princes Highway on Wednesday 28 December 2016 about 3.15pm when an unknown man approached her and sexually assaulted her.
Investigators have released images of a man they believe can assist with their enquiries.
He is perceived to be of European or Middle Eastern appearance and aged in his 60s.
At the time of the incident he was wearing a light-coloured baseball cap, a green t-shirt with a black panel across the back, dark-coloured shorts with fluoro panels on the side and grey and black sneakers.
He was also seen pushing a red shopping cart.
Anyone who has information about the incident or the man’s identity is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.