Woman sexually assaulted in park

DETECTIVES investigating the sexual assault of a woman at Mackay this morning are appealing for public assistance.

Preliminary information indicates that a 23-year-old woman was walking down Tropical Avenue, Andergrove around 12.45am when a male has approached her from behind, and forced her into a nearby park where she was sexually assaulted.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen a male in the vicinity around the time of the incident to contact them, or anyone who may have seen anything suspicious.

Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day. 


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The incident occurred overnight.

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