Person arrested after report of sex assault on Galloping Goose in Vic West

One person has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault Monday night in Vic West.

Victoria police including canine officers responded to a report of a sexual assault on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail near Harbour Road and Tyee Road, the department said.

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Officers contained the area as they investigated.

The department did not say whether the victim was taken to hospital or treated for any injuries. 

The incident comes a week after a violent sexual assault in the 600-block of Pembroke Street at 10 p.m. on Sept. 14.

A man assaulted and then sexually assaulted a victim inside a fenced area between Pembroke and Princess Avenue. The victim was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The man in the Sept. 14 incident was described as Black, 30 to 40 years old and about six feet tall with a slim build. He was wearing a surgical mask.

Victoria police did not say whether the two sexual assaults are connected.


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