Manhunt underway after woman bashed, sexually assaulted in violent attack

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital with head injuries after allegedly being bashed and sexually assaulted in Sydney’s west.

The injured woman sought help from a stranger on Pennant Street in Parramatta around 2am.

The woman told the man that she had been physically and sexually assaulted.


The Good Samaritan called emergency services and the woman was taken to Westmead Hospital for treatment to head injuries.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support:
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence phone 07 5591 1164
Bravehearts phone 1800 272 831