An alleged indecent assault of a teenage girl in Ermington yesterday, has police appealing for the assistance of the public.
A 16-year-old was walking through Cowells Lane Reserve on Wednesday, shortly after 9am, when she was approached by a man.
The girl attempted to leave the area; however, the man stopped the girl and allegedly indecently assaulted her by kissing her on the lips.
The man was seen walking towards Kissing Point Road a short time later when the girl also left the park.
A friend of the girl took her to a local police station to report the incident after the girl attended her high school.
The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance and aged in his 20s. He is approximately 160cm tall and of a large build. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone who knows the identity of the man, or has any information that could assist police, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers ASAP.
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