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Image of man wanted for Lorne music festival sexual assault

The Advertiser 2020-07-25 04:42:00

A digital image of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman at a music festival at Lorne in Victoria in 2018 has been released.

Sexual Crime Squad detectives are appealing for anyone who thinks they may know the man to come forward.

Investigators have been told the victim, a then 18-year-old woman, was in attendance at a music festival on December 29.

The woman was searching the grounds for her friends about 9pm, when a male unknown to her offered assistance.

They walked around the festival grounds but were unable to find her friends.

The unknown man then pushed her into a tent and sexually assaulted her.

The man is believed to be caucasian in appearance, was aged in his early 20s, had a lean muscular build, a very pale complexion, and short wavy dark brown hair.

He was wearing mid-thigh length denim shorts, a button-down top with a pattern and had black RayBan Wayfarer sunglasses on his head.

Anyone who recognises the man or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at

Originally published as Man wanted for music festival assault