Media release

Call for witnesses – Indecent assault – Alice Springs


Northern Territory Police are seeking witnesses in relation to an indecent assault that occurred in Alice Springs on Monday afternoon.

It is alleged that around 3pm, a woman inside a store on Hartley Street, was approached by two male youths and indecently assaulted before the pair fled the scene.

The incident was reported to police yesterday and police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the alleged assault.

The two male youths are described as being of Aboriginal appearance, approximately in their early teens and around 155cms tall.

One youth was wearing a grey hoodie with cannabis leaf logo on the front, black shorts and black Nike shoes with white edging. The second youth was wearing a white jersey with orange sides.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 131 444. Please quote reference number 10235216.

NOTE: Members of the public and the media are reminded that it is an offence under the Northern Territory of Australia Sexual Offences (Evidence and Procedure) Act 1983 to disclose the identity of a victim involved in any indecent or sexual offence.  This includes identifying the victim on social media platforms.