ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to an incident where a 49-year-old woman was assaulted in her home yesterday morning (Tuesday, January 17).
About 10.30 am police were called to attend a house in Kambah following a report by the victim’s husband that she had been assaulted by a man unknown to her earlier in the morning.
The man entered the house on the pretence of checking for a gas leak and asked the victim if she had any gas appliances.
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The man was granted entry to the house and once inside forced the victim onto the floor and committed the assault.
The man is described as Asian in appearance with an Australian accent, between 50 and 55 years of age, 5’5” (165cm) tall, stocky build and dark hair with a receding hairline. He was wearing black pants and light green collared shirt.
Anyone who may have been in the Kambah area around 10:30 am yesterday and saw a man matching the description or is able to assist police with the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.