Woman sexually assaulted at knifepoint in NSW

A woman has been sexually assaulted by a man armed with a knife in the Lake Macquarie area.

The sickening assault occurred around 7.30pm last night, when a 25-year-old woman was standing under Five Islands Bridge on Creek Reserve Road at Speers Point.

The man allegedly grabbed the woman from behind and threatened her with a knife.


He fled the scene following the assault.

The man is described as having a skinny build, short dark hair, at least 188cm tall, wearing white shoes, a dark blue jumper and dark pants.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.