Gulf police Commander Lincon Gerari said the man tried to attack the woman when she was walking back home from the market at around half past five in the afternoon.
The 45 year old man is also wanted for another sexual assault case against a Morobe woman earlier this year at Malalaua.
In a separate incident also, a Daru man is wanted for the rape of his 28 year old daughter.
The man in his late 50’s was under the influence of alcohol when he raped his daughter on Monday night.
The man has gone into hiding and police investigations continue.