Appeal after sexual touching on bus, NSW

PLEASE NOTE: An image of a man who police believe can assist with their inquiries is available on NSWPF social media.

Investigators are appealing for public assistance after a woman was indecently assaulted while travelling on a bus at Bass Hill.

Police have been told a 22-year-old woman was sitting on a bus as it travelled between Parramatta and Bankstown about 4pm (Wednesday 16 September 2020), when an unknown man indecently assaulted her, before disembarking on The Hume Highway near Yagoona Railway Station.

The incident was reported to officers from Auburn Police Area Command and an investigation commenced.

As inquiries continue, officers attached to South-West Police Transport Command have released an image of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

He is described as being of Indian Sub-Continental appearance, aged in his 50s, between 165cm–170cm tall with a medium build. He has short dark greying hair with a stubble beard.

The man is depicted in the image wearing a white long-sleeved V-neck shirt, dark coloured jeans, and a navy coloured jacket.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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