Nowra sexual assault: police examine CCTV footage

NOWRA detectives will use CCTV footage in an attempt to identify a man who sexually assaulted a young woman in the Nowra CBD in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police are appealing for information after the 24-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in a brazen attack.

Police said the woman was sitting outside a takeaway store on Kinghorne Street when she was approached by a man.

Police have been told the man grabbed the woman and walked with her to O’Connell Lane, where she was sexually assaulted.

The man was disturbed by a passing car before continuing the assault and then leaving the area.

The woman later reported the assault to police.

Investigators would also like to speak to the motorist who drove through O’Connell Lane between 1.30am and 2am on Saturday.

Anyone with information about the incident can call Nowra detectives on 421 9699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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