Sydney police are searching for a man who preyed upon unsuspecting women during two assaults.
The man, believed to be aged in his late 20s, attacked the victims within minutes of each other in the St George area. Watch the video below.
“About 8.10pm (Friday 13 January 2017), a 19-year-old woman was walking along Augusta Street, Allawah, when she was grabbed from behind by an unknown man,” said NSW Police.
"The man placed his hand over the woman’s mouth and indecently assaulted her. The woman was able to break free and the man ran away from the scene towards Norman Street.
"At 8.25pm (Friday), a 22-year-old woman was walking along Bellevue Parade, Carlton, when an unknown man approached the woman from behind and placed his hand over her mouth.
"The woman was also able to break free and the man ran from the scene towards West Street.
"Officers from St George Local Area Command were alerted of both incidents and commenced investigations; the two incidents are believed to be linked."
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/.