Woman assaulted while walking through Nelson sports field

A woman has been left shaken but unharmed after being assaulted by a man while walking through a recreation ground in Nelson last night.

Saxon Field in Nelson. Source: 1 NEWS

Police say the woman was walking through Saxton Recreation Reserve between 9pm and 9.30pm when she was attacked.

Anyone who may have witnessed the assault or a man acting suspiciously in the area yesterday evening has been advised to contact police on 105, quoting file number 210625/4762.