Woman assaulted while out jogging

Tasmania Police is appealing for information to catch a male who allegedly assaulted a female jogger on Sunday morning.

He has been described as a young dark-haired male aged 15 to 16-years-old with a slim build, tanned complexion and approximately 173 centimetres tall.

He was wearing a white to grey-coloured bicycle helmet and a blue hooded jumper while pushing a silver scooter, when he was reported to have assaulted the female jogger about 10.35am.

He was last seen walking on Clarence Street towards the Shoreline Shopping Centre after reportedly assaulting the woman near the Clarence Foreshore Trail at Howrah.

Tasmania Police ask anyone who may have seen the male, or who may have information about the matter, to call the police on 131 444 quoting offence report number 573633.

Information can be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au