Police hunt after lone women ‘flashed on Whitechapel buses’
- Credit: Met Police
Women travelling alone on buses in Whitechapel were flashed on two separate occasions, police said.
A man allegedly exposed himself to two female passengers over two weeks.
In the first incident, the 21-year-old victim was flashed on a Route 135 bus travelling from Old Street Station towards Westferry Road.
After boarding the bus on Commercial Road and taking a seat on the upper deck, the man reportedly tried to chat to the woman before exposing himself to her, getting off the bus near Westferry DLR station.
A 23-year-old woman sitting on the top deck of a Route 205 bus travelling from Paddington Station towards Bow Church Station was then flashed thirteen days later, according to Scotland Yard.
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Police said the suspect is described as an Indian man aged in his 30s, with a dark beard and moustache.
Officers today (Tuesday) released images of a man they wish to speak to in connection to the incidents, which took place at around 1.25pm on March 15 and 8am on March 28 respectively.
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“Both women were understandably very shocked by these incidents and no one should be subjected to this,” said Det Con Jo O’Connor of the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command.
“If anyone has any information that could help us identify this man then please get in touch.”
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 4131/16 March or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.