Police Hunt Man Over Schoolyard Rape Attempt
THIS is the man police believe tried
to rape a 16-year-old girl in a brazen
The girl was walking alone along
Torrens Rd after getting off a bus
about 5.40pm, on Sunday, March 21,
when a man standing inside the fence
of the Brompton Primary School
grabbed her. She was dragged into a
garden area within the school where
the man assaulted her and attempted
to rape her.
Senior Constable Scott Fitzgerald
of Port Adelaide CIS said the man
used his size to overpower the girl and
did not use a weapon. "It was a violent
and unprovoked attack," he said.
He said no similar attacks or incidents had been reported.
The girl did not suffer any serious
Police released a likeness of the
suspect, who is described as aged in
his 30s, Caucasian, 183cm tall and of
slim build. He has "scraggly" dark
blond hair, was missing several teeth
and a distinctive lump on the bridge
of his nose.
Anyone who has any information or
may have seen the man is asked to
contact CrimeStoppers on
1800 333 000.
Adelaide Advertiser 30-3-2004
Identikit of suspect