Man assaults child in Rivett

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A BOY, 12, was walking along a pathway connecting Salsola Street and Darwinia Terrace in Rivett when he was assaulted by an unknown man yesterday (July 26).

The assault happened at about 3.15pm by the man, who is described as being Caucasian in appearance, about 170cm (5’7”) tall, and of medium build.

He had a medium-length orange beard, and was wearing black sunglasses, a black hooded jumper with the hood up, black tracksuit pants, red socks and black Nike shoes.

He was last seen running in the direction of Darwinia Terrace.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed or can provide information about the incident to contact 1800 333000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website using reference number 6291281. 

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