ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an indecent assault in Chisholm yesterday evening (Saturday, May 11).
About 5.30pm the victim, a 27-year-old woman was walking across the Chisholm District Playing Fields towards Isabella Drive when she was grabbed from behind by an unidentified man.
A struggle has ensued with both falling to the ground and the man straddling the victim. The victim has continued to struggle, punching and kicking the man before breaking free of his grasp and running away.
The offender was last seen running in the direction of Proctor Street, Chisholm.
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The man is described as being Caucasian in appearance, aged in his late teens to early 20s, approximately 5’7” to 5’9” tall (170cm to 175cm) with a slim build and short, dark-coloured hair with curls.
He was wearing long pants, possibly tracksuit pants, and a dark-coloured plain jumper.
Police are seeking any witnesses to the incident as well as anyone who was in the area of Fadden Pines or Isabella Drive, Chisholm, between 5 and 6pm on Saturday, May 11.
Please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via the website at www.act.crimestoppers.com.au if you have any information in relation to this incident.