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The Wellington Crime Squad is appealing for witnesses following a sexual assault that occurred last night in an alleyway next to Delaney Park, Stokes Valley.
At approximately 7pm, a woman was walking through Delaney Park. She noticed a man in the park near the cricket club. He followed her from the park through the alleyway to Chittick Street. There she was sexually assaulted.
The man is believed to have run back towards Delaney Park. As a result of the incident the woman was distressed and shaken.
The man is described as being approximately 175cm tall, of muscular build and aged in his late teens or early 20s.
Detective Sergeant Mike Priston says, “We are appealing for anyone who has information in respect to the sexual assault to contact the Wellington Crime Squad.”
Anyone with information should contact the Wellington Crime Squad on (04) 381 2000.
Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.