Tauranga police are seeking help from members of the public to identify a group of men involved in an alleged sexual assault of a teenager.

Detective Sergeant Alan Kingsbury said police were investigating an altercation between a woman in her late teens and a group of men in Willow St in the vicinity of the old Post Office Building about 1am this morning.

"The woman alleged was then sexually assaulted a short time later."

A member of the public reported the altercation to the police.

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He is appealing for witnesses or for anyone who was in the area to contact Tauranga Police on 07 577 4300.

A scene guard was posted at the building this morning and the building cordoned off while a scene investigation was completed.