Teenager sexually assaulted in Sunrise Beach

POLICE are investigating the sexual assault of teenaged girl in Sunrise Beach.

The 18-year-old woman was using a walkway that adjoins David Low Way and Bicentennial Way about 1.55am Sunday when she was grabbed from behind by a man and sexually assaulted.

Police said a local man who was passing by heard the woman's cries and went to her rescue.

The attacker fled the scene on foot.

He is described as 180cm tall with a European accent, possibly French. He was wearing long dark pants and a red t-shirt.

Noosa Detectives would like to speak with anyone that was in the area around the time of the assault who may have witnessed or heard any suspicious activity.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 



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