On Saturday the 25-08-12 at around 2.30 am a twenty-five-year-old female was walking through St Kilda when she asked a male of Asian appearance for directions. The male directed her into a laneway and then forced her to the ground before indecently assaulting her. The victim managed to fight off the assailant and ran from the scene and informed police. The traumatised victim is an overseas visitor who had only been in Australia for several days.
If you have been the victim of a sexual assault or other crime call Victims of Crime Compensation Victoria for free, prompt and professional financial assistance, advice and support on 1800 000 055 or complete our enquiry form at www.victimsofcrime.com.au