Police are appealing for public assistance following an incident on a tram in North Melbourne on 16 February. A 20-year-old woman boarded the 57 tram outside the Queen Victoria Market about 10.30pm headed toward West Maribyrnong.
As the tram was travelling an unknown man approached her and indecently assaulted her. A female passenger came to the victim’s aid and the man got off the tram at the corner of Errol and Queensberry Streets in North Melbourne.
The man is perceived to be of Indian Sub-Continental appearance with a beard and was wearing a red top and a turban. Investigators would like to speak to the female commuter that assisted the victim or anyone who may have witnessed the incident.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report to www.crimestoppersvic.com.au