Police charge man after assaulting three teenage girls – Berowra

A man has been charged after allegedly assaulting three teenage girls in two separate incidents in Sydney’s north last month.

On Saturday 3 October 2020, a 16-year-old girl was waiting for a bus on the Pacific Highway, Berowra when she was approached by a man who allegedly pushed her, causing her to fall to the ground and hitting her head.

The second incident occurred on Monday 26 October 2020, when a man travelling on the same train as two girls – aged 15 – disembarked at Berowra Railway Station.

The trio have walked to the exit and the man has allegedly assaulted both girls, punching one to the head and slapping the other in the face.

The teens sustained minor injuries during the assaults.

Officers from the Police Transport and Public Safety Command commenced an investigation and on Tuesday 24 November 2020, arrested a 50-year-old man in bushland at Cowan.

He was taken to Hornsby Police Station and was charged with common assault (x2) and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The man was refused bail and appeared at Hornsby Local Court today (Tuesday 24 November 2020).

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