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Police release CCTV images

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Police want to speak to this man after an incident on a train between Thirroul and Wolli Creek in October.

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Another CCTV capture of the man

POLICE have released CCTV images following an incident on a train between Thirroul and Wolli Creek Railway Stations earlier this year.

Just before 10am on Saturday October 20, two women boarded a train at Thirroul station, bound for Central.

A man boarded the train, sat near the women before exposing himself and committing an act of indecency in view of them. The women notified a train guard at Wolli Creek, who approached the man before he left the train.

The incident was reported to officers from the Police Transport and Public Safety Command and an investigation commenced.

Following inquiries, investigators have now released CCTV of a man who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man depicted is described as being of Caucasian appearance, of a medium to large build, and aged in his late 20s. He is seen wearing a black long sleeve jumper and grey shorts. The man has numerous tattoos including the word “baker” on his right leg.

Police are urging anyone with information, or anyone who knows the identity of the man to come forward.

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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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