Altona Meadows sexual assaults on Skeleton Creek Path by man on electrical bike
Police consider there may very well be extra victims after three girls strolling alone had been sexually assaulted by a person on an electrical bike.
The ladies instructed police they had been strolling alongside the Skeleton Creek Path in Altona Meadows round 3.30pm on Thursday.
Every assault was a separate incident and the ladies instructed police they first heard the noise from a powered bicycle behind them.
“They’ve moved off the trail to permit the bike to undergo,” Inspector Tim O’Connor stated throughout a press convention on Friday.
“Because the rider has handed, he’s reached out and slapped them on the bottom.
“He’s then ridden ahead a bit additional, not a lot stopped, however slowed down and seemed round to gauge their response.”
O’Connor stated there have been fears there may very well be extra victims who had not come ahead to report the incident.
“It’s simply cowardly. Particularly that three girls minding their very own enterprise, out getting train are confronted with this behaviour,” he stated.
“What I’m asking for now could be if there are every other victims they please come ahead.”
The offender was carrying a face masks, darkish pants, jumper and a black motorcycle helmet.
The person is described as having a slim construct, tall and aged in his early 20s.
Police have urged anybody with data to contact Crime Stoppers.