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Man charged following indecent assault on train - Macquarie Fields

Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:25:38 PM

A man will face court next month after he allegedly indecently assaulted a teenage girl 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.

Following inquiries, police attended a home on Westmorland Road, Minto, just before 1pm today (Thursday 23 March 2017), and arrested a 19-year-old man.

He was taken to Macquarie Fields Police Station where he was charged with indecent assault.

The man was given conditional bail and is due to appear at Campbelltown Local Court on Tuesday 4 April 2017.

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