Concerned Cremorne and Neutral Bay residents have swung into action on social media, offering to accompany the woman on her walk home, with one suggesting she Live Streams her evening journey on social media as an added precaution.
North Shore Police Area Command officers yesterday stepped-up patrols in the area and are making enquiries into the allegations made by the woman.
The male offender is described as 5’9” (175cms) with ‘salt and pepper’ hair, wearing a blue and white checked business shirt and dark pants.
He also carries a backpack and wears square glasses.
Senior Constable Jenni Brown tells Mosman Collective there are a number of measures people can take while walking on the street alone.
“We are investigating this incident and want to reassure the community that extra patrols are taking place, by uniformed and plain clothes police,” she said.
“Police have spoken with the woman concerned and our investigations are continuing.”