Police investigate sexual assault on bus in Broadmeadows

Transit Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a sexual assault which occurred on a bus between Broadmeadows and Essendon earlier this month.

Investigators have been told a 20-year-old woman was travelling on a bus between Broadmeadows and Essendon railway stations when a man touched her inappropriately between 12.30 and 1.30pm on Tuesday, 3 May.

It’s understood the man got on the bus at Broadmeadows Railway Station on Pascoe Vale Road.

The woman got off the bus at Essendon Railway Station where she reported the incident.

The man also got off the bus at Essendon Railway Station and left the scene.

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.

The man is believed to be in this 20s, of thin build with Asian appearance, olive skin and straight black short hair.

He was wearing a black top with black pants and white runners and was carrying a white bag.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link.

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