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Schoolgirls Sexually Assaulted In Launceston

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5:29am 18th April 2013
(Updated 5:29am 18th April 2013)

Police are hunting a sex attacker in Launceston.

It is after two 15 year old girls were targeted last Thursday afternoon on Dockacre Road.

A man approached them for a chat as they sat on a bench.

He shook the hand of one, before pulling her in and assaulting her.  

He then tried to grab the other girl, but both were able to get away.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened around 3.15pm on Thursday 11 April.
 
The suspect who is described as being aged in his late 20s, 5ft 3ins tall, of Indian appearance and with short dark hair.

He was wearing black trainers, black cotton joggers and a dark coloured hooded top with the colours of the Jamaican flag on it.
 
Anyone with information is asked to contact police by telephoning 101, quoting crime reference BL/13/346 or 347, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

5:29am 18th April 2013

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