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Police hunt for Vic man who assaulted teen

Police hunt for Vic man who assaulted teen

Police are hunting a man after a teenage girl was allegedly sexually assaulted on a Melbourne street.

Investigators have been told the 17-year-old victim was walking on Carlisle Street at Balaclava about 11:30pm on March 23 when the man approached her.

The pair spoke briefly before the man grabbed the teen and sexually assaulted her.

She was able to break free and run from the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward with information.

They describe the man as Asian in appearance, with a strong accent and a chubby face with acne scars.

He also had a blue sleeping bag in his possession.