CCTV images released following sexual touching at Caringbah

Update:

Police have charged a man following an alleged sexual touching at Caringbah last week.

About 6.20am on Thursday 9 January 2020, a man boarded a train at Central Railway Station, bound for Caringbah, and sat next to a woman, who was sleeping.

Police will allege the woman woke up and observed the man exposing himself and inappropriately touching her.

Officers attached to the Police Transport Command were notified and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, officers from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command attended a licensed premises on Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach, and arrested a 50-year-old man.

He was taken to Waverley Police Station, where he was charged with sexually touch another person without consent, common assault, wilful and obscene exposure in/near public place/school and wilfully interfere with comfort or safety of others.

He was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear before Sutherland Local Court on Friday, 13 March, 2020.

Earilier:

Police have released CCTV images and are appealing for public assistance following an alleged sexual touching at Caringbah last week.

About 6.20am on Thursday 9 January 2020, a man boarded a train at Central Railway Station (bound for Caringbah) and has seated himself next to a woman who was sleeping.

Police will allege the woman has woken up and observed the man inappropriately touching and exposing himself to her.

The woman left the train and reported the matter to police.

The man left the train at Caringbah around 7.30am.

Officers attached to the Police Transport and Public Safety Command were alerted and commenced inquiries to identify the man.

As investigations continue, police would like to speak to the man depicted in the images who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 170cm tall, about 40, with a shaved head, and slim build.

He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and beanie, blue pants and black shoes with a grey/brown satchel bag.

Anyone who may have information that could assist with the identity of the man should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.