Sexual assault on bus to Yeovil

Avon & Somerset Police released a photo of a man they’d like to talk to this morning. The man in the photo is of interest as part of their inquiry into a sexual assault.

The assault took place on 2 March, between 1pm and 2pm on the 77 bus travelling from Street to Yeovil. Police say the victim was inappropriately touched by a man sat next to her.

They describe the offender as white, of medium build, aged in his 60s and approximately 6ft tall. He had grey hair and a greying beard and wore a tan/light brown hooded coat. he also wore a hat, black trousers and light brown boots. He was carrying a large white tote bag.

Do you recognise the man in the photo below? Did you see the incident on the 2 March? Were you travelling on the bus at the time?

Anyone who can help identify the man in the image is asked to call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5222052000.

The Police have now asked us to remove the image. Thanks to the help of the public, lots of new lines of enquiry have been possible. The Police have asked us to pass on their thanks to everyone who came forward.

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