ACT Policing is investigating an incident at the Belconnen library where a man is alleged to have assaulted a young child earlier today (September 5).
Police were called to the library about 1.30pm following a report that an unknown man was found in a corner of the library with a child.
The man left the location shortly afterward.
The offender is described as having dark-coloured skin, approximately 5’ 7” (170cm) tall, aged in his mid-30s to early 40s, and with a short beard. He was wearing a very loose-fitting tracksuit.
Police are appealing for anyone who was in the library at the time or can assist with the investigation to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.