Police are seeking help to identify a man involved in an incident in Mount Maunganui in the early hours of Saturday morning.
A 21-year-old woman was approached by the man at approximately 4am in the Banks Avenue area.
Bay of Plenty police released a statement this afternoon stating the man made comments indicating sexual motivation and he physically grabbed the woman but she managed to get away from him and seek help.
The man had a dark coloured 3 Series BMW, possibly 1990s.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Tauranga Police on 07 577 4300.
Information can also be provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
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