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Cooloongup sex assault: Teen, 14, sexually assaulted by man on oval along Elanora Drive

Phil HickeyThe West Australian
Police say a 14-year-old girl was walking through an oval on Elanora Drive when she was approached by a man and sexually assaulted.
Camera IconPolice say a 14-year-old girl was walking through an oval on Elanora Drive when she was approached by a man and sexually assaulted. Credit: AAP

Police are investigating a shocking sex attack on a young girl south of Perth.

Detectives from the Child Abuse Squad say the incident occurred in Cooloongup on Saturday night about 10.45pm.

Police say a 14-year-old girl was walking through an oval on Elanora Drive when she was approached by a man and sexually assaulted.

The girl alerted a friend and police were soon notified.

The male is described as having an olive/tanned complexion, and was wearing a green jumper and dark coloured shorts.

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Detectives are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and may have CCTV or mobile phone vision to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at crimestopperswa.com.au.

If you or someone you know needs help, contact 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732), or Sexual Assault Counselling Australia on 1800 211 028, the WA Sexual Assault Resource Centre on 6458 1828 or 1800 199 888 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

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