Assault On Gawler Line Train

Public Transport Police are investigating after a man assaulted several passengers on a train this morning.

Just before 9am on Sunday 19 May, four women on the Adelaide bound Gawler line train were assaulted by a man unknown to them.

The women who were all travelling separately were randomly assaulted by being punched, slapped, pushed, spat at by and verbally abused by the man.

As the train arrived in Adelaide the suspect jumped the exit barrier and ran towards the Adelaide Oval where he was caught by police and arrested.

The 47-year-old man from Salisbury has been charged with four counts of assault.

He has been bailed to the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 13 August.

None of the women assaulted required medical treatment.

He has been issued with a three-month transport barring order.

It is believed the incident took place between Kilburn and Adelaide.

Police are seeking anyone who may have witnessed the attack or may have footage of the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or attend at their local police station.

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