Police Worry For The Welfare Of Sydney Woman

The incident happened in Burwood

Police Worry For The Welfare Of Sydney Woman

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Police are appealing for information after a woman was dragged into a vehicle in Burwood last night.

Witnesses allege the incident took place at about 8.20pm on Tuesday July 4th and involved a woman being forced into a car by two men on Burleigh Street, near the intersection of Belmore Street.

Officers say the woman was struggling to get free and screaming for help.

Witnesses reported the incident to nearby Burwood Police, yet when officers attended the vehicle and woman were gone.

While no recent missing person reports have been made in the area, police are concerned for the woman’s welfare.

She is described as being 30-35 years of age, of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, 172-175cm tall, with a large build, brown hair tied in a bun, and was wearing black tracksuit pants, blue shoes, and a black zip-up leather jacket over a black jumper with writing on the left breast.

Police have released images of a man they say could assist with the investigation.

He is described as being about 25-30 years of age, of Indian/Sub-Continental appearance, 170-176cm tall, clean shaven, with a thin build. At the time he was wearing a black jumper, khaki-coloured pants and a black beanie.

Police have been told the vehicle was a dark silver or grey coloured four-door hatchback, with a rounded shape.

Officers from Burwood Local Area Command have launched an investigation into the incident.

Investigators are appealing to witnesses who are yet to contact police to come forward, as well as anyone else who may have information.

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.