Assault - Alice Springs
Tuesday 11-Sep-2012 09:01
Police are seeking the assistance of the public in relation to an assault on a 17-year-old woman on Sunday evening between 7:30 and 7:45pm.
Senior Sergeant Travis Wurst said the woman was assaulted opposite the Mobil Service station as she was walking from the CBD along the Stuart Highway.
“It is alleged the offender dragged the victim into a nearby laneway before striking her in the leg with a rock. The woman then struggled against the offender and managed to flee the location,” Senior Sergeant Wurst said.
“The man is described as being of Aboriginal appearance, slim build, and aged between 17 and 20 years old.
“The offender is believed to have been wearing a black hooded jumper, with the hood pulled over his head, and dark jeans.
“Anybody who has information in relation to this assault or who may have seen the alleged offender in the area at the time is urged to phone Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800333000.”
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