POLICE are investigating a sexual assault near Hamilton public toilets on Saturday night.
Investigators have been told a woman was approached by an unknown man as she left a public toilet on Hamilton’s Lonsdale Street just after 6pm.
The man sexually assaulted her before she managed to push him away and call out to a nearby friend.
The male ran off and was chased for a short time by the victim’s friend.
The offender is described as being 185cm tall, aged in his late teens, medium build and with brown wavy hair.
He was wearing a black hooded top with white writing on the chest and grey track pants.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.