Several women assaulted on Byron Bay walking track

Police are hunting down a man who attacked several woman as they walked along a track in Byron Bay.

NSW Police say between November 2015 and May 2016, women using the walking track along Lighthouse Road have been approached by a man who touched them inappropriately.

It’s understood it was generally as they walked past bushland near the intersection of Brooke Drive and Lighthouse Road.


Detectives have launched an investigation and are urging anyone else who may have been approached or any witnesses to come forward.

Investigators would also like to speak with a man who may be able to assist with inquiries.

He is described as being Caucasian appearance, aged between 20 and 30-years-old, and of a thin build. He has previously been seen wearing long shorts or board shorts, and not wearing a shirt or having a shirt wrapped around his head.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Byron Bay Police Station on (02) 6685 9499 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.