Sexual assault in Cooloongup: Teenager, 14, sexually assaulted by man on Elanora Drive oval

Police are investigating a shocking sexual attack on a young girl south of Perth.

Child Abuse Squad investigators say the incident occurred in Cooloongup at around 10.45pm on Saturday evening.

According to police, a 14-year-old girl was walking through an oval on Elanora Drive when she was approached and sexually assaulted by a man.

The girl alerted a friend and the police were soon notified.

The man is described as having an olive/tan complexion and wearing a green sweater and dark shorts.

Investigators are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have CCTV or mobile phone visibility to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

If you or someone you know needs help, contact 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) or Sexual Assault Counseling Australia on 1800 211 028, the WA Sexual Assault Resource Center on 6458 1828 or 1800 199 888 or Lifeline at 13 11 14.