Dress-wearing man indecently assaults Figtree woman

A man wearing a dress and shiny tights indecently assaulted a woman at Figtree on Monday.

Police said a woman, 38, was eating her lunch outside Westfield Figtree when the dress-wearing man walked past her.

The man later approached her inside Westfield and began talking to her before hugging her twice.

Police said the woman said she had to go and as she was walking away the man slapped her on her backside.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, skinny and aged in his forties. He was last seen wearing a floral dress, shiny women’s tights, a zip-up striped jacket, yellow cap and black reading glasses.