Young Girl Indecently Assaulted During Break-In

The child was asleep in her bed when she was assaulted in Kingsford.

What you need to know
  • A young girl was assaulted when her home was broken into
  • She was asleep in her bed when the assault occurred
  • Police are appealing to the public for information about the man involved

A young girl was indecently assaulted when her home was broken into during the early hours of Monday morning.

The child was asleep in her bed in Kingsford in Sydney's east when a man climbed through her bedroom window between 1.30am and 4.30am.

The man assaulted the girl before he left the home, but she was not physically injured in the incident, police said.

The child alerted her mother, who called police.

Police are appealing for information on the man, who is described as having an Australian or English accent and was wearing a dark, hooded jumper at the time.

More to come.