PTC charge man following indecent assault, NSW

A man will appear in court today after a teenage girl was indecently assaulted at Central Railway Station yesterday.

About 11.45am on Thursday 19 October 2017, a 36-year-old man approached a 15-year-old girl near the light rail platform as she got off a tram, NSW Police say.

Police will allege that the man spoke inappropriately to the girl before he touched her face and then kissed her.

The man continued to touch the girl and kissed her again.

At this time the girl’s 12-year-old brother arrived to meet her and approached the man.

The man swung a punch at the boy, which narrowly missed his head and struck his backpack.

As the man walked away, the children were able to alert officers from the Police Transport Command, who were patrolling nearby.

The man was arrested and taken to Day Street Police where a small quantity of a illicit drug believed to be methamphetamine was located.

He was later charged with indecent assault upon a person under 16 years of age, common assault and possess prohibited drug.

The man was refused bail to appear at Downing Centre Local Court tomorrow.

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