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Indecent act on train


POLICE have released CCTV images (above) and are appealing for public assistance following an indecent act on a train between Sydney and Wollongong earlier this year.

 About 4.45pm on Saturday February 27, a 15-year-old girl was on board a train between Hurstville and Wollongong. The girl sat next to a man who committed an indecent act in her presence.

The man got off the train at Fairy Meadow Railway Station.

Officers from the Police Transport Command were notified on the incident and commenced an investigation. As part of their inquiries police have released CCTV images of a person who they believe may be able to assist them with their inquiries.

The person depicted in CCTV images is described as being male, of Caucasian appearance, aged 25 – 35 and unshaven. He was last seen wearing a grey/blue t-shirt with a ‘Tokyo’ motif, black sunglasses and carrying a black shoulder bag. Anyone with information is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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