Police investigate sexual assault at Ipswich

Police are appealing for public assistance to identify a man who could assist with inquiries into an unprovoked sexual assault at Basin Pocket on August 1.

At about 4pm a female was walking along Blackall Street when the man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her before fleeing on foot.

He is described as a young male, dark skinned in appearance, wearing a white t-shirt, khaki shorts and thongs. CCTV footage obtained nearby shows the man fleeing the scene, however investigators are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area of Blackall Street at the time, or who may have dash-cam footage to contact them.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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