Man charged following Thomastown sexual assault

Transit Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested and charged an 82-year-old man following a sexual assault on a bus in Thomastown last month.

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Transit Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested and charged an 82-year-old man following a sexual assault on a bus in Thomastown last month.

He was arrested following the execution of a search warrant, interviewed and charged with sexual assault and stalking. He was bailed to appear before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 9 April 2021.

The charges follow a report to police that a man approached a woman at a bus stop on Alexander Avenue about 9:50am on 10 November.

It is alleged the man-made explicit comments and followed the woman onto a bus before sexually assaulting her.

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