Sexual assault on bus in Fishponds Road - police want to trace this man

November 19 2020
Sexual assault on bus in Fishponds Road - police want to trace this man

POLICE are trying to trace this man as they investigate a sexual assault on a bus heading from Fishponds Road to the city centre.

The incident happened on October 19 between 4.15pm and 4.50pm, when a man followed a female passenger onto a 48 or 49 bus.

Avon and Somerset police say the offender touched his victim inappropriately while on board the bus.

A spokesperson said: "The victim was able to escape the offender after getting off the bus at Bristol city centre and hiding."

Police today issued this CCTV picture of a man they want to question over the incident.

He is described as Asian and was wearing a dark top, blue Adidas tracksuit bottoms with three white stripes and blue trainers.

Anyone who recognises him or has other information that could help the police inquiry should call 101 and quote the crime reference number 5220 237 487.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or online.