CCTV released in appeal over break-in, sexual touching - Tweed/Byron PD

Tuesday, 04 April 2023 09:26:00 AM

Police have released CCTV in an appeal for public assistance as investigations continue into an alleged break-in and sexual touching on the state’s Far North Coast.

Just before 9.30am on Wednesday 1 February 2023, police have been told that an 18-year-old woman was inside a home in Banora Point, when a man broke into the property.

He allegedly grabbed her and sexually touched her before threatening her and running from the house on foot.

The woman was not physically injured.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District were notified and commenced an investigation.

As inquiries continue, detectives have released CCTV vision and images of a man who may be able to assist with the investigation.

He has been described as being of Caucasian appearance, of slim build, with dark brown hair tied up into a bun.

The man is depicted in the vision wearing black pants with white writing, a navy hooded jumper, and red shoes.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Tweed Heads police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.