A female clerk of a private company at Pelita Commercial Centre, Miri claimed that an unknown man had caressed her breasts under the pretext of sharing her umbrella.

Local media The Borneo Post reported that the incident occurred while it was raining at about 9am on Thursday morning when 36-year-old was walking to her office holding an umbrella.

Sources claim that an unknown man had asked to share her umbrella and while walking together, the man suddenly held her shoulder so she reacted by asking the man to remove his hands and walk in front of her.

The man walked behind her instead and held her breasts, causing the victim to shout for help.

The man fled the scene.