Cloverdale attempted sexual assault: police ask for witnesses

SEX Assault Squad detectives want to hear from anyone with information about an attempted assault in Cloverdale on Saturday.

A 28-year-old woman was walking down the driveway of her Wright Street home about 1.30am when an unknown man grabbed her from behind and pulled her to the ground.

Police allege the man tried to sexually assault her but he fled after the woman screamed, waking other occupants in the house.

The man is described as dark skinned, approximately 175cm tall, with a medium build and dark hair.

He was wearing dark coloured clothing.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to report the information online .