A young woman was approached by a group of youth on a cycle path in Alexandria, police have reported.

The incident happened near to India Street in Alexandria on Friday, November 13 at 5.30pm.

The woman was threatened by the group and as a result was extremely shaken by the incident.

There were approximately seven or eight boys in total, all being around 17 years of age. They were all dressed in dark clothing and were wearing black face masks.

Officers are keen to speak to a man and woman, aged approximately 30, who were in the area at the time and spoke with the victim shortly after the incident to check on her wellbeing.

Anyone with information can contact police via the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident PS-20201116-1088 or alternatively information can be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.