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Indecent assault, Bowen


Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged indecent assault that occurred in Bowen on Tuesday, June 2.

At about 2.15 pm, a female tourist was sun baking on the grassed area near the Bowen Soundshell, when an unknown man approached her and touched her inappropriately.

The man has then walked off in the direction of the Front Beach area pushing a black BMX-style bicycle.

The man is described as being around 40 years of age, Asian in appearance, approximately 175 centimetres tall, with short dark hair that appeared to be balding on top.

He was wearing black sunglasses, a black t-shirt with a white print and black three quarters pants.

Bowen police are currently reviewing CCTV footage of the area and are asking for members of the public who may have seen this man around the Front Beach area to contact the police.