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Man sought after Tarrawanna attack

tarrawanna sexual assault

Police investigating a sexual assault at Tarrawanna over the weekend have released images of a man that may be able to assist.

About 2.40am on Sunday, a woman got into a taxi at the front of licensed premises on Pioneer Road, Towradgi.

An unknown man entered the taxi and they proceeded to Bellambi Street at Tarrawanna. 

Police will allege the woman got out of the taxi and the man followed her into a house where he sexually assaulted her. The man left the home and she notified authorities.

Wollongong Police have released a photo of a man that may be able to assist with their inquiries. He is described as being about 170cm tall, of medium build, aged between 30 and 40, with short grey/silver hair. He was last seen wearing a navy blue hooded jumper and dark pants.

Anyone that can identify the man depicted or that has information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers. Information provided will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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