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Man sought following sexual assault, Thornton Heath

News   •   Feb 15, 2017 11:40 GMT

[Man sought following sexual assault]

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a sexual assault at a bus stop in Croydon.

At around 08:25hrs on Sunday, 28 August 2016, a 17-year-old female was waiting at a bus stop near Galpins Road in Thornton Heath when a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her.

The victim pushed the suspect away and watched him walk off along London Road, towards Thornton Heath.

The suspect is described as a male of Asian appearance, aged in his 20s, around 5ft 10ins tall with dark hair. He was wearing a checked shirt, white jeans, black trainers, a black cap and was carrying a rucksack.

Officers from the Roads and Transport Policing Command investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Natalie Baynes on 07770 315690; alternatively call police via 101. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

You can also tweet the police via @MetCC.

No arrests have been made.