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Brave Melbourne Teen Speaks Out After Being Sexual Assaulted

A brave 19-year-old Melbourne woman has spoken out after being sexually assaulted on a tram over the weekend.

The woman was on a route 86 tram from Melbourne CBD to Bundoora on Sunday 16th of October between 4:30am and 5am when an unknown man approached her.

The man sexually assaulted her while making comments about her clothing. The panicked woman got off the tram in Reservoir.

Detectives have released a computer-generated image of the man who they believe may be able to assist with their investigation.


(Image: Victoria Police)

Victoria Police have described the man as 'Caucasian, aged approximately 50-years-old and about 170cm tall with a medium build, very short grey hair and grey stubble' with distinctive yellow nails. 


(Image: Police released a similar image of yellow nails)

The man was wearing a black hooded jacket with white text on either side of the zip and a white t-shirt.

Watch the video below to hear the woman's frightening story. 

Anyone who has information about the incident or the man’s identity is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at

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