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Sexual Crime Squad detectives in Echuca today

Sexual Crime Squad are hoping the public can help with information to identify a man involved in an attempted sexual assault in an Echuca car park on Monday.

June 5, 2014 7:47am

Forensic investigators in Echuca on Monday.

Sexual Crime Squad detectives have appealed for information to help identify a man involved in an attempted sexual assault in an Echuca car park on Monday.

Investigators have been told a woman, 49, was walking towards her car which had been parked in a car park off Annesley St about 6.45pm when an unknown male grabbed her from behind.

He dragged her into a culvert at the rear of the carpark and attempted to remove her clothing.

Police said a struggle took place and the woman managed to break free by kicking the man.

He fled the scene and the woman phoned a friend to raise the alarm.

Police are investigating the incident and are appealing for public information to help identify the male involved.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit

Investigators will front the media later this morning.

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