Teen girls assaulted

By EMMA CORNFORD

ecornford@dailyexaminer.com.au

POLICE are investigating an incident at Turners Beach at Yamba last Saturday, where two 13-year-old girls were allegedly assaulted.

A police spokesperson said that the two girls went to the beach between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on November 26 with three unidentified males.

It is alleged that one of the girls was sexually assaulted by one of the men and the other girl was indecently assaulted*.

Forensic experts have examined the crime scene and investigators have carried out a canvass of the area.

Detectives have released descriptions of the three men who accompanied the girls to the beach, with one of the males described to police as being of white/European appearance, 175-180cm tall and aged 16-19 years, with a slim build and tanned complexion.

He had short thick curly light brown hair and was wearing a light-coloured shirt and long dark-coloured shorts.

The second male, also aged 16-19 years, is described as being of white/European appearance with tanned arms, about 183cm tall, with a chubby build and curly brown/blond hair to the ears.

The third male has been described to police as being about 183cm tall, aged 16-19 years, with a slim build and shaved short brown hair.

Anyone who has seen the three males, or has any information regarding the assaults, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

* Sexual assault is defined as an offence where a person has sexual intercourse with another person without the consent of the other person and who knows the other person does not consent to it; indecent assault is where a person assaults another person and commits an act of indecency on or in the presence of the other person.



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