Police charge man after indecent act on bus in Gladesville

A man has been charged after an appeal following an alleged indecent act on a bus last year.

Police were told about 12.20am on Saturday 16 October 2021, a 25-year-old woman boarded a bus on Thomas Street, Chippendale, travelling in the direction of Ryde when she observed an unknown man – seated behind her – perform an indecent act.

The woman alerted the bus driver before the male exited the bus on Victoria Road, Huntleys Point, and fled the scene in a northerly direction.

Officers attached to Ryde Police Area Command attended the bus depot on Buffalo Street and spoke to the woman and bus driver, commencing an investigation into the incident.

Following extensive inquiries by the PTC North Central Proactive Crime Team, a 36-year-old man was arrested at Sydney City Police Station about 2pm today (Friday 4 February 2022) where he was charged with carry out sexual act with another without consent.

The Bondi man was granted conditional bail to appear in Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 2 March 2022.

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