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Police looking for an Indian sub-continental man for sexual assault on two girls

Sexual Assault - Police check of the suspect Source: Victoria Police

The man is perceived to be of Indian sub-continental appearance, aged in his 60s and about 160cm tall, with a slim build and heavy accent.

Fawkner Sexual Offences and Children Abuse Investigation Team detectives are appealing for public assistance after a man sexually assaulted two teenage girls on two occasions in Craigieburn.

According to Victoria Police, the two 16-year-old girls were sitting at a bus stop on Hothlyn Drive at the Craigieburn Railway Station between 11am-12pm on Monday 2 January.

A man has approached and sat between the girls.

He first took a “selfie” with them on his phone and then sexually assaulting one of the girls.

The man left and again approached the same two victims in Craigieburn Gardens on Craigieburn Road about 8.30pm on Friday 20 January.

Police say that he then sexually assaulted both girls before fleeing.

Investigators have released a computer-generated image of a man they believe can assist with their enquiries.

The man is perceived to be of Indian sub-continental appearance, aged in his 60s and about 160cm tall, with a slim build and heavy accent.

Police say that on both occasions he was wearing a blue hat, dark-coloured top and khaki pants.

Anyone who has information about the incident or the man’s identity is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.