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.


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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.