A man will appear in court today after being extradited from Queensland on an outstanding warrant relating to an alleged sexual act on a train in November last year.
In November 2019, officers from the North West Transport Action Group commenced an investigation into an incident that allegedly occurred on a train near Westmead.
Police will allege in court that a man onboard the train allegedly exposed himself in front of a 15-year-old girl and committed a sexual act on Thursday 14 November 2019.
The girl and a witness reported the incident to train staff who reported it to police.
Following extensive inquiries, it was established the man was living interstate and assistance was sought from Queensland Police Service.
A 71-year-old man was arrested by officers from Queensland Polices’ Criminal Investigation Branch in Warwick, Queensland, on Monday (6 January 2020).
Investigators applied for and were granted the man’s an extradition to NSW at Toowoomba Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday (7 January 2020).
The man was escorted by NSW Police officers to Mascot Police Station yesterday (Wednesday 8 January 2020), where he was charged with intentionally do sexual act with child between 10 and 16, two counts of contravene prohibition order and wilful and obscene exposure in/near public place/school.
He was refused bail to appear before Central Local Court today (Thursday 9 January 2020).