- A 24-year-old woman was punched, robbed and sexually assaulted on Saturday
- The incident occurred on Selborne Street in Sydney’s west around midnight
- Police are seeking help to find the attacker who allegedly struck the woman
- He is described as bein of Asian appearance, 180cm tall and in his mid 20s
A woman has been punched, robbed and sexually assaulted while she was walking in a residential Sydney suburb on Saturday night.
The attack took place just after midnight on Selborne Street in Burwood, with police appealing to the public to help in identifying the person responsible.
The 24-year-old had been alone when she heard someone behind her, with a man allegedly striking her several times.
The attack took place just after midnight on Selborne Street (pictured), with the woman taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
The offender then demanded the woman’s bankcard, before dragging her across the road and sexually assaulting her, police said.
Emergency services responded to the incident, with the woman taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
The man was reportedly last seen walking towards Shaftesbury Road, dressed in a dark blue shirt and knee-length shorts.
He is described as being in his mid 20s, of Asian appearance, approximately 180cm tall with a skinny build and short black hair.
Police have launched an investigation, with officers canvassing the local area.
Anyone with information about the man’s identity or the incident is asked to contact Burwood Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.