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A man has been charged with
the indecent assault of a school girl on a train in East Maitland in
It’s alleged the 15-year-old girl
was indecently assaulted on the rear carriage of a train between East Maitland
and Thornton Railway Stations on Thursday April 19 around 5.09pm.
Police from the Child Abuse Squad at
Newcastle have been investigating the matter after CCTV images were released
and an appeal for information from the public was launched.
The 32-year-old presented at
Newcastle Police Station yesterday afternoon where he was arrested and charged
with two counts of indecent assault on a child under 16.
The man will face Newcastle Local
Court next month.