Video: Woman Threatened With Screwdriver In Lift

The 24 year old was returning to her Melbourne home when she was followed into the lift.

A woman has been threatened with a screwdriver as she returned home in Melbourne's CBD. 

The 24 year old was followed into the elevator of her apartment building on Little Lonsdale Street by a man about 3.30am on Saturday morning.

He then threatened her with the screwdriver before she was able to run to her apartment to safety, police said. The offender then fled. 

Police have released images of a man they wish to speak to. Image: Victoria Police

Police have released CCTV of the incident and images of a man they believe can assist with their inquiries.

He is believed to be Asian in appearance with black hair and was seen wearing a dark-coloured hoodie and a white baseball cap.  

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online.