27 Dec 2012

Attempted sexual assault near Waikato Hospital

1:38 pm on 27 December 2012

A man has been arrested in relation to an attempted sexual assault a woman in a public carpark opposite a hospital in Hamilton.

Police say a 54-year-old woman was attacked as she was returning to her car in the Pembroke Street carpark near Waikato Hospital at 2pm on Wednesday.

The woman screamed for help and broke free before alerting a member of the public who raised the alarm.

Police say a man fled the carpark and crossed the road into the hospital grounds.

After viewing security camera images officers arrested an 18-year-old man and are interviewing him.