Police have released an image of a man after a woman was sexually assaulted while sleeping in her bedroom at Doolandella.
The horrifying incident occurred just after 1.15am yesterday.
Police said initial investigations suggest the man entered the home and snuck into the 55-year-old woman’s bedroom.
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Whilst inside, he then allegedly touched the woman inappropriately, causing her to wake up.
The woman yelled out and the man fled the home on foot before a car was heard driving away at speed.
The man (pictured) is described as Caucasian in appearance, around 40-years-old with blonde hair, weathered features and was wearing a blue shirt.
Police are appealing for anyone who may recognise the man depicted, or saw anything suspicious in the vicinity at the time of the assault to contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.