Girl, 6, molested at Ballina shop

POLICE are appealing for information after a six year-old girl was indecently assaulted in Big W at Ballina.

The incident, which happened late yesterday afternoon, was reported to Ballina police by the girl's parents yesterday and an investigation was launched.

The Joint Investigative Response Team have taken over the investigation and are interested to speak to anyone who was at Ballina Big W yesterday afternoon who may have seen what happened or who could provide a description of the man.

Police said the man and the six year-old girl were not known to each other.

The Joint Investigative Response Team have been provided with a description of the man and are working with Big W to try to obtain CCTV footage of the attack.

Anyone with any information that may assist police is asked to call Ballina police on 6681 8699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Police are believed to be preparing an official statement on the attack, including a description of the perpetrator.



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