Woman allegedly followed, sexually assaulted in suburban Melbourne

Jack PaynterNCA NewsWire
Police believe this man can assist with their investigation.
Camera IconPolice believe this man can assist with their investigation. Credit: Supplied

A woman has allegedly been followed through a Melbourne suburb before being sexually assaulted along a track.

Fawkner Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team detectives are probing the alleged incident in Greenvale on October 13.

Police said a 25-year-old Greenvale woman was walking along a track on Kirkham Drive about 7.45pm.

Police believe this man can assist their investigation into a sexual assault in Greenvale.
Camera IconPolice believe this man can assist their investigation into a sexual assault in Greenvale. Credit: Supplied

Senior Constable Adam West alleged as she walked past Kinloch Grove and headed towards Somerton Rd, a man started following her.

“He sexually assaulted her before running off along Kinloch Grove and was last seen running down Castlehill Ave,” he said.

On Thursday, police released CCTV of a man they believe can assist with their investigation.

The man is described as aged in his late teens to early 20s with a tanned complexion.

He was wearing a black jacket with a green inner, a black T-shirt, grey pants with a stripe and black shoes.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Originally published as Woman allegedly followed, sexually assaulted in suburban Melbourne

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