PLETTENBERG BAY NEWS - Plettenberg Bay police have urged the public to assist with a sexual assault matter involving a woman who was allegedly accosted by her brother-in-law.
Police spokesperson Captain Marlene Pieterse said the incident happened in Nkumanda Street, Kwanokuthula on 4 November last year.
She said it is believed that the 42-year-old complainant had been at her home when her brother-in-law approached her.
"He allegedly asked her if she knew of any houses to rent in the area, before pressing her to let him into her home so that he could see what the house looked like," Pieterse said.
She added that the woman was carrying a candle for light at the time, but that the suspect knocked the candle out of her hand. "He then started to touch her breasts and the rest of her body without consent."
Pieterse said a case of sexual assault had been opened.
She urged anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspect to contact Sergeant Thanisizwe Magadla on 044 803 4616 or 082 335 1200.
'We bring you the latest Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route news'