Man charged with indecently assaulting woman on train, NSW

A man was arrested this morning and charged, following investigations into an indecent assault on a train between Wynyard and Kingswood last week, NSW Police say.

Shortly after 6pm on Friday 3 February 2017, a 30-year-old woman boarded a train at Wynyard Railway Station.

A man boarded the train a short time later and sat next to the woman, before allegedly indecently assaulting her.

The woman confronted the man before getting off the train at Kingswood and notified police.

Officers attached the Police Transport Command’s Operation Artemis began investigations into the incident.

About 8am this morning today, officers from Operation Artemis arrested a 37-year-old man after pulling a vehicle over in Rooty Hill.

Following his arrest, investigators executed a search warrant at a home on Abraham Street, Rooty Hill, where a number of items were seized for forensic examination.

He was taken to Mount Druitt Police Station where he was charged with indecent assault and common assault.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Mount Druitt Local Court today.

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