UPDATE: A man’s been charged after allegedly attacking a woman at a Southport bus stop on Thursday.
Police launched a man hunt on Thursday afternoon after a teenage girl came into the Southport Police Station to say she was sexually assaulted by a man at a nearby bus stop.
He was tracked down at another bus stop a short time later and taken into custody.
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The 19 year old’s been charged with the indecent treatment of a child under the age of 16 and will front Southport Magistrates Court on September 22.
EARLIER: A woman has allegedly been sexually assaulted at a Southport bus stop.
The woman went to the Southport Police Station on Scarborough Street just before one today – claiming she’d been assaulted just metres from the station – whilst waiting for a bus.
The man was last seen walking north on Scarborough Street.
He’s described as being of Indian appearance with a moustache and wearing a purple shirt and blue denim jeans.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have information should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000..