Woman indecently assaulted in Woy Woy

Police appeal for info.

Police are appealing for public assistance after a woman was indecently assaulted yesterday.

The woman, aged 18, told police she was grabbed from behind while walking towards the southern entrance of Woy Woy Railway Station, just after 6pm yesterday.

The man pushed her against a fence and then indecently assaulted her. She got away by striking him in the face with her handbag.

Officers from Brisbane Water Local Area Command were notified of the incident and patrolled the area for the man, but were unable to locate him.

Investigators would like to speak with a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.

He is described as being aged 20 to 30, about 175cm tall, with tanned skin, and a chubby build.

The man was last seen wearing a green-coloured shirt with ‘Nautica” across the chest in white and was wearing thin-framed eye glasses.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Gosford Police or Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.