PETALING JAYA: A woman in her 20s was molested while walking in a housing estate here, police say.
Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohamad Fakhrudin Abdul Hamid said the unidentified assailant, clad in black with a face mask and a hat, allegedly hugged the woman from behind in SEA Park at around 7.10pm on Friday (April 28).
"The suspect then fled the scene.
"The victim lodged a police report on the incident later that night," he said in a statement on Wednesday (May 3).
ACP Mohamad Fakhrudin said police are tracking down the suspect.
"We are investigating under Section 354 of the Penal Code for assault or use of criminal force on a person with intent to outrage modesty," he said.
He urged those with information on the incident to contact Petaling Jaya police at 03-7966 2222 or any nearest police station.