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Police appeal following indecent assault on train - Macquarie Fields

Monday, 20 March 2017 02:08:48 PM

Police are investigating after a woman was indecently assaulted on a train in Sydney’s south-west.

About 4.30pm yesterday (Sunday 19 March 2017), a teenage girl boarded a train at Macquarie Fields Railway Station when she approached by a man.

Police have been told the man attempted to speak to the girl before committing an act of indecency in front of her. As she attempted to exit the train, the man has allegedly indecently assaulted her.

Officers attached to Police Transport Command have commenced an investigation into the incident under Operation Artemis and would like to speak to a man who might be able to assist with inquiries.

The man has been described to police as being about 170cm tall, 15-20 years old, with mousey brown hair. He was last seen wearing a blue and white t-shirt, black tracksuit pants and black leather shoes.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward and contact police via Crime Stoppers.

Operation Artemis is an ongoing operation that continues to targe people who commit offences on public transport.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.