Police lay charges over indecent assault of woman – Police Transport Command

A man will face court tomorrow charged over allegedly indecently assaulting a woman on a train in Sydney’s west.

About 11am yesterday (Thursday 19 December 2019), police will allege that an 18-year-old woman was travelling on a train between Fairfield to Quakers Hill, when she was approached by a man.

The man allegedly spoke with the woman before indecently assaulting her. She then moved into another carriage before the man allegedly followed her and indecently assaulted her again.

The woman exited the train at Quakers Hill Railway Station and the man allegedly followed her to a tertiary education campus, before she lost sight of him.

Officers from Police Transport Command were notified and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, officers arrested a 21-year-old man at Fairfield Railway Station just before 11.30am today (Friday 20 December 2019).

He was taken to Fairfield Police Station, where he was charged with sexually touch another person without consent, stalk/intimidate intend fear physical harm, enter enclosed lands not prescribed premises without lawful excuse, and goods in custody suspected of being stolen.

The man was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court tomorrow (Saturday 21 December 2019).

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