Media release

Call for information – Assaults – Northern suburbs

Police

Strike Force Trident continue to seek witnesses to a series of alleged assaults that occurred throughout the Casuarina and Karama areas on Tuesday, 15 October 2019.

Police have arrested and charged a 14-year-old male in relation to these incidents however continue to urge witnesses and victims to come forward.

The person of interest is described as a 14-year-old Indigenous male, 160 centimetres tall with curly black hair. He was wearing a black long-sleeved shirt and tan coloured pants at the time of the incidents.

He allegedly assaulted a number of people throughout the Casuarina area between 3:30pm and 4:30pm. This included slapping a baby on the head at Casuarina Village and indecently assaulting a number of females and school aged children throughout the Casuarina Bus Interchange and inside Casuarina Square. A number of these persons have reported the incidents to police however investigators are aware of a large number of assault victims who have not come forward.

The same male committed another series of indecent assaults at Karama Shops between 5:10pm and 5:20pm. Some of these assaults have been reported to police but investigators believe there may also be further victims who have not yet contacted police.

Anyone with information relating to these incidents is urged to notify police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9106845.

PFES Media