Woman sexually assaulted

20:49, Feb 04 2013

Police are appealing for information from the public after a woman told police she was sexually assaulted in her home by an unknown intruder early Saturday morning.

Detective Sergeant Dave Woodley said the woman was staying at a house in Kinross St, Blenheim, when the attack is said to have happened about 4.30am on Saturday.

The intruder has been described as an adult man with a dark complexion. He was about 163 centimetres tall and had a wiry build.

He had dark hair with stubble on his face and was last seen wearing a striped shirt and a bandanna on his head.

He may have been riding a bicycle, Mr Woodley said.

The Blenheim police are keen to talk to anyone who matches this description or may know someone who does.


Anyone who saw a man fitting this description in or near the intersection of Kinross and Lybster St between 4am and 6am on Saturday, February 2, please contact the Blenheim police. 

People with information can call Constable Linsdsay Tilbury, of the Blenheim CIB, on (03) 578 5279 or to give information anonymously call Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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