The Guardian festival blog: Police search for man after alleged sexual assault at St Kilda Listen Out music festival | Australia news


Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred at a music festival in St Kilda on Saturday.

The alleged assault occurred in the mosh pit for the main stage of the Listen Out festival at Catani Gardens about 8pm.

Police say the female victim was dancing in the mosh pit when an unknown male began dancing behind her.

“The female tried to move away from him but he has grabbed her by the waist and pulled her toward him,” Victoria police said.

“The male then grabbed the victim around the neck and placed his hand inside the victims clothing and sexually assaulted her. The female has managed to elbow the male to his face and left the mosh pit area.”

Police say she then found her friends and called police.

The male is described as white with long red hair, worn in a bun.

Detectives from the sexual crimes squad have asked anyone with details about the alleged assault to come forward.

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