Multiple, Separate Alleged Indecent Assaults On Women On Public Transport
NSW Police have ramped up their investigations into multiple alleged indecent assaults on women travelling on public transport.
As part of Operation Artemis, NSW Police have released a number of CCTV images to try and track down three men they believe will be able to assist them with their inquiries. Police are currently investigating three separate alleged indecent assaults that occurred between August 2018 and May 2019.
A 14-year-old girl was allegedly indecently assaulted by a man on a bus travelling from Blacktown to Glenwood in Sydney's west. The alleged assault occurred at about 3.25 pm on Thursday May 30, 2019.
Police are looking for a man of middle eastern or Mediterranean appearance, with a medium build. He's seen in CCTV images as having medium-length dark hair, wearing a beige collared jumper, and dark pants.
An 18-year-old woman was allegedly indecently assaulted by a man while on a bus travelling from Parramatta to Baulkham Hills in Sydney's west. The alleged incident occurred at about 1.50pm on Sunday March 3, 2019.
Police wish to speak to a man with a sub-continental appearance, aged in his late 20s, who they believe can help with their investigations. He is seen in the CCTV photos with short dark hair and facial hair. He is wearing a short-sleeve navy collared shirt, blue jeans, and grey shoes.
A 19-year-old woman was allegedly indecently assaulted by a man on a train travelling to Auburn in Sydney's west from St James Railway Station in the city's CBD. This alleged incident occurred on Friday August 17, 2018, at around 6pm.
Police are looking for a man with a sub-continental appearance aged in this late 20s or 30s and is about 165cm tall. He is seen to have with short dark hair and facial hair in the CCTV images. He was also wearing a grey hooded jacket, navy pants, bright blue shoes, and a navy backpack at the time of the alleged assault.
The 19-year-old woman took a photograph of the man after the alleged assault.
Commander of the Police Transport Command North West Sector, Detective Superintendent Brad Monk condemned the alleged assaults on women.
“It’s unacceptable that people going about their day-to-day lives on public transport are subject to such cowardly acts,” Monk said.
“We remind the public who have been subject to assault on public transport that any information you provide to police will be treated with the strictest of confidence, and our inquiries will be extensive."
Anyone with information relating to the three alleged assaults is being urged to contact Crime Stoppers.
Police inquiries are continuing. No arrests have been made.
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