28 Dec 2012

Police appeal for information on sexual assault

3:19 pm on 28 December 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses to the sexual assault of a woman at a BMX track in Te Awamatu on Boxing Day.

The 18-year-old was accosted near the intersection of Teasdale and Downes streets at 1am on Wednesday.

Police say a man pulled her along the street and forced her into the grounds of a BMX track and sexually assaulted.

They described the man as dark skinned and of medium build, and said he was carrying a shoulder bag with a flap and fastener clip at the front.