Appeal for witnesses following sexual assault in Torquay

(Last Updated On: June 1, 2021)

Police have appealed for witnesses following a sexual assault on a bus in Torquay.

The incident happened on the number 31 Stagecoach bus, travelling between the town centre and Watcombe between 5.30pm and 6pm on Tuesday 25 May.

A woman in her 20s has reported that she was approached by a man who made sexual comments and touched her inappropriately despite the woman repeatedly telling him to stop.

A 35-year-old man from Torquay was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and released under investigation. Enquiries continue.

Witneses are asked to contact the police quoting crime reference number CR/042412/21 by emailing or calling 101.

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