Terrified woman is being smothered by a stranger with a belt while leaving Chester Hill train station
Terrified woman is ‘caught and smothered by a stranger with a BELT in broad daylight’ – when police release CCTV from a man walking behind her just before the attack
- A 27-year-old woman left Chester Hill train station in western Sydney
- When she crossed a road, a man reportedly wore a belt around her neck
- The woman turned and confronted the man who reportedly ran away
A men’s hunt is underway after a frightened woman was allegedly caught and stifled by a stranger with a belt in broad daylight.
The 27-year-old woman left Chester Hill train station in western Sydney at 6.15 pm on Thursday.
As she crosses a road, a man is said to have put a belt around her neck and smothered her.
The police have released CCTV (above) from a man who was seen behind the woman
The woman turned and confronted the man who reportedly ran away.
The woman was unharmed and reported the alleged attack to the police.
Officers have now released CCTV footage of a man who was seen behind her.
The images taken before the attack show a man closely following the woman as he looks at his phone and carries a shopping bag.
The CCTV recordings made before the attack show a man who follows the woman closely while looking at his phone and carrying a shopping bag
The police said the man in the CCTV is of Indian appearance, is in his twenties and is between 170 cm and 180 cm tall with a medium physique.
He was last seen in washed out jeans, a black polo shirt and had short black hair.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.