Woman released from hospital after alleged assault at Howard

THE woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted at Howard train station on Sunday evening has been released from Gympie hospital.

Hervey Bay police Detective Inspector David Briese said the woman, 35, had returned home to Sydney.

She has not made an official complaint.

"While no official complaint has been made by the woman we will continue to investigate that matter," he said.

Insp Briese said investigations would continue as police found it concerning that a complaint of that nature had been made.

The woman was allegedly attacked at the train station between 5pm and 9pm on Sunday while she waited for the train at 6am on Monday morning.

The woman was found in the shower of the train by staff and taken to Gympie Hospital with serious injuries.

If you have any information call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Police Link on 131 444.



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