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Man sought for reported assault of young girl

Wednesday, 17th December, 2014

An impression of a man police are seeking following the alleged assault of a girl at the weekend. An impression of a man police are seeking following the alleged assault of a girl at the weekend.

Detectives are investigating an alleged physical assault of a girl in Chapple Lane on Saturday night.

 A man aged in his 50s is alleged to have followed the girl, who was walking north in Chloride Street away from Sturt Park at around 10pm, before assaulting her.

The victim was later treated for minor injuries at Broken Hill Hospital. 

The alleged offender is described as being of Aboriginal appearance, with a stocky build and around 170 to 175 centimetres tall.

Police are looking to speak with several people who were with the man near Sturt Park at the time of the incident.

Anyone who can help police with their investigation is urged to call them on 8087 0299 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

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