Woman fights back following assault

June 24, 2008

A woman who was attacked while walking in Brisbane's south on Friday night fought back and punched her assailant in the face, say police.

The woman, 18, was walking with a female friend, also 18, along Underwood Road at Eight Mile Plains around 11.45pm between Levington Road and Franquin Street.

They were approached by a man who pushed one woman to the ground and sexually assaulted the other, who hit back and punched him in the face.

The second woman called for help and contacted a family member.

The offender ran off across Underwood Road toward Levington Road.

He was described as being of Islander appearance and in his late 20s, with a proportionate build and about 183cm tall.