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Sex assault on bus: do you know this man?

Thursday 19th May 2016

POLICE investigating a reported sexual assault on a bus in Lenham have released CCTV images of a suspect they are hunting.

Kent Police says that at 4.15pm on Tuesday 26 April, a teenage girl was "inappropriately touched" over her clothing by a man on the top floor of a bus. The incident occurred as the vehicle was approaching a stop in The Square, Lenham.

Following that stop, the man is reported to have gone to the lower deck and spoken with another passenger.

Police say he is believed to have first boarded the bus in Maidstone town centre at approximately 3.35pm.

A police statement said: "The man officers would like to speak with is described as being  approximately 5ft 4ins, around 30-years-old and of Asian appearance. He is also described as having a slim build with dark hair."

Do you know this man?

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kent Police on 01622 604100 quoting YY/8835/16.

Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.