Police appeal after child approach on train – Cronulla train line

Police are appealing for information following an incident on a train earlier this year.

About 8pm on Wednesday 4 September 2019, a man boarded a Cronulla line train at Central Railway Station and allegedly made inappropriate comments towards a 16-year-old girl and allegedly touched her on the thigh.

The girl departed the train at Hurstville Railway Station, with the man exiting the train soon after – around 8.50pm at Sutherland Railway Station.

Police believe the man had travelled from Wagga Wagga Railway Station to Central Railway Station earlier on the same day, before boarding the train to Hurstville.

Officers attached to the Police Transport and Public Safety Command were alerted and commenced inquiries to identify the man.

As investigations continue, police would like to speak to the man depicted in the images who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as being of Pacific Islander appearance, 40-50 years of age, with a medium build and a balding front hairline.

The man was last seen wearing a green jacket, with a black hooded jumper underneath featuring a green logo on the front, brown/khaki pants, white shoes and was carrying a red suitcase.

Anyone who may have information that could assist with the identity of the man should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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