Girl, 7, indecently assaulted in Woolworths supermarket

CCTV footage of the man wanted by police.
CCTV footage of the man wanted by police.


9.51AM: A seven-year-old girl has been indecently assaulted as her family shopped inside a Cobram supermarket.

Police are now hunting for a man captured on Woolworth’s CCTV cameras assaulting the girl numerous times around 10am on Monday.  

Cobram police Detective Sen-Constable Justin Schulze said the man had followed the family around the Bank Street store waiting for opportune moments.

“While they were shopping the 7-year-old was indecently assaulted by an unknown male,” he said.

“He’s followed the victim around through the store and indecently assaulted the seven-year-old on a number of occasions.

“The girl was trailing behind and as the [family member] has turned around getting the shopping he’s [assaulted her].”

Sen-Constable Schulze said the family was distressed after the incident.