Police probe alleged indecent assault of child in Bankstown

Police are investigating the alleged indecent assault of a child in south west Sydney yesterday, NSW Police say.

Just before 2.30pm on Thursday 19 May 2016, a woman and a five-year-old boy were waiting at a bus stop on Jacobs Street Bankstown, when a man, sitting at the stop, motioned for the boy to join him.

Police have been told a man allegedly spoke to the boy and placed him on his lap before indecently assaulting him.

The woman called out to the five-year-old boy, which caused the man to walk away.

Officers attached to Bankstown Local Area Command were contacted and the woman provided a description of the man to police.

The man was described to police as being approximately 45-50 years old, of Indian Sub-Continental appearance, with a stocky build, and medium length black hair and a black moustache.

He was last seen wearing a beige polo shirt with stripes, black pants and sandals.

Detectives have commenced and investigation and are urging anyone with information to contact Bankstown Police Station on 02 9783 2199.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stopers.