Detectives call for information after woman in her 50s sexually assaulted in Albany bakery robbery

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The wanted man sexually assaulted a woman in her 50s during an Albany bakery robbery.
Camera IconThe wanted man sexually assaulted a woman in her 50s during an Albany bakery robbery. Credit: WA Police

Police are hunting a man who sexually assaulted a woman in her 50s during a robbery at an Albany bakery yesterday.

The wanted man is described as 25-30 years old and 163cm tall with brown skin, a slim build, brown stubble on his face and distinctive looking teeth.

Albany detectives are investigating the robbery and sexual assault that occurred at a business in Spencer Park in the early hours of Saturday, July 10.

The wanted man is described as 25-30 years old and 163cm tall with brown skin, a slim build, brown stubble on his face and distinctive looking teeth.
Camera IconThe wanted man is described as 25-30 years old and 163cm tall with brown skin, a slim build, brown stubble on his face and distinctive looking teeth. Credit: WA Police

About 5.20am, the victim entered the business from the rear door.

About two minutes later, an unknown man entered the Angove Road store and confronted the victim.

He punched the victim and demanded money.

The victim was forced to hand over money.

The man then sexually assaulted her before fleeing the scene.

An image of the wanted man.
Camera IconAn image of the wanted man. Credit: WA Police

The victim received medical treatment for facial injuries from the assault.

Detectives are urging anyone who saw anything suspicious or has CCTV or dash-cam vision of the area between 5am and 5.40am to come forward.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

All reports to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously.

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