Police are investigating after a 11-year-old girl was abducted and sexually assaulted in Adamstown Heights on Tuesday.
The girl was walking through Hudson Park, near Belair Public School, just after 9:15am, when she was threatened by a man holding a knife, who then assaulted her.
The girl was then forced into a red car, believed to be a Holden Commodore, and driven to bushland where she was further sexually assaulted for several hours before being dropped off at Kotara Railway Station at 2:15pm.
She was taken to the John Hunter Hospital for a medical examination after returning home.
A crime scene was established at Hudson Park and forensically examined.
The Child Abuse and Sex Crime Squad has commenced inquiries.
The man has been described as being of a solid build with dark, short, messy hair, chubby hands, wrinkles on his forehead and around his mouth and brown stained teeth.
He was last seen wearing a dark grey and black hoodie which was blue towards the bottom.
Police say that jumper was pulled up over the man’s face when he assaulted the girl.
Police are urging anyone who was in the area or anyone with information or dash cam footage that may assist to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.