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Appeal to identify man after woman sexually assaulted on a bus

News   •   Apr 28, 2021 06:00 BST

Police have issued an image of man they would like to identify

Detectives are appealing for help to identify a man they wish to speak with following a sexual offence on board a bus.

At approximately 23:30hrs on Friday, 12 February, a 20-year-old woman boarded the EL2 bus at Barking Railway Station before sitting down. A short time later, a man, who was sitting behind her, began touching her inappropriately.

The woman shouted at the man before getting off the bus.

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to identify and speak with. He is described as Asian, aged in his mid-20s and of slim build. He was wearing a black puffa-style jacket and yellow beanie.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to call the Roads and Transport Policing Command via 101 quoting reference Cad 2421/13Feb.