Detectives in Nelson Bays investigating a serious assault which took place early this morning are asking for the public's help.
A Motueka woman was allegedly attacked as she walked home between 2am and 2.30am.
The incident allegedly occurred somewhere between High and Thorp streets, or between Greenwood and Tudor streets.
Detectives are particularly interested in the area in or around Wilkinson St to Ledger Ave, Goodman Drive and Ledger Goodman Park.
Should anyone find a pair of dark tights, red socks and cell phone, or heard or saw something of concern around that time, please call 105 and quote the file number 210704/5199.