ACT Policing has released a face-fit of a man in relation to the indecent act which occurred in Tuggeranong on Tuesday (May 13).
About 7.50am, a 17-year-old girl was walking along the foreshore of Lake Tuggeranong, between Bartlett Place and Cowlishaw Street, when she was grabbed by an unknown man. The girl was thrown to the ground however, was able to escape after kicking the man in the groin.
The man is described as aged in his 50s, olive skinned, possibly of Mediterranean appearance, balding with hair colour of grey to white, approximately 184cm (6’) tall and of overweight appearance. He was wearing a dark-coloured jacket, blue jeans and white runners.
The man spoke with an accent and appeared to have an ulcer on his top lip.
Police are urging anyone with information who can assist in identifying the man or who saw someone answering to this description around Lake Tuggeranong to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.