3 Sep 2018

Man entered house and assaulted sleeping woman

11:45 am on 3 September 2018

An investigation has been launched after a man entered a Hamilton house and sexually assaulted a woman as she slept.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police said the man entered the house on a street south of the Dinsdale shopping centre shortly before 2am on Saturday.

He sexually assaulted the woman before running away.

Police used their dog unit but were unable to find him.

He is described as being about six feet tall with wide shoulders, wearing a white or tan-coloured t-shirt and a beanie.