Man charged with indecently assaulting kids on bus

A MAN who allegedly indecently assaulted two children on a bus in Sydney’s north has been arrested and charged.

The incidents are alleged to have occurred on a bus as it traveled between Palm Beach and the Sydney CBD around 5.40pm on Thursday 14 July.

The 53-year-old man is alleged to have touched two young girls inappropriately after persuading them to sit next to him, police said.


The matter was reported to Northern Beaches Local Area Command and, following inquiries, the man was arrested at Manly Police Station on Monday.

The 53-year-old has since been charged with two counts of indecent assault on a person under the age of sixteen and one count of common assault.

He was granted bail to appear before Manly Local Court Wednesday 14 September.