– Police are hunting a man who indecently assaulted a woman on a train and threatened to follow her home.
The victim, 27, was travelling on the Hurstbridge line when a male boarded at Fairfield, sat near her and attempted to start a conversation.
“The man told the woman he was getting off at the same station as her and that he was going to go home with her,” Detective Senior Constable Scott Richards said. “She has ignored him and got up to leave the train when it reached Heidelberg station.”
The man followed her to the doors where he indecently assaulted her. he then followed her off the train.
Police have released CCTV footage of a man they believe may be able to help with its investigation, after the incident at 9:50 pm on January 8th.
The Caucasian man is in his early to mid-20s with a slim build and shaved brown hair – Herald Sun