a person wearing a costume: An image of the man police wish to speak to in relation to a sexual assault at Flinders Street Station.© Victoria Police
A picture of the person police want to converse to in relation to a sexual assault at Flinders Road Station.

Police are trying to find a person after a girl was sexually assaulted as she left Flinders Road Station earlier this 12 months.

The 26-year-old girl arrived on the station on platform four on an Upfield line practice about 6.50pm on January 19.

As she left the station she was approached by two males.

Police say one of many males touched her inappropriately from behind a number of instances, earlier than they each ran off in the direction of Swanston Road.

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a man in a black shirt: One of the men police wish to speak with following a sexual assault at Flinders Street Station.© Victoria Police
One of many males police want to converse with following a sexual assault at Flinders Road Station.
a person wearing a costume: An image of the man police wish to speak with over a sexual assault at Flinders Street Station.© Victoria Police
A picture of the person police want to converse with over a sexual assault at Flinders Road Station.

The person is described to be Caucasian, aged in his 20s and about 168 centimetres tall.

The incident follows of a spate of sexual assaults on the state’s public transport system.

Final 12 months, police made 5 appeals for info in three weeks after 5 males allegedly uncovered themselves, or carried out lewd acts, in entrance of girls on Melbourne trains.

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a man looking at the camera: An image of the men police wish to speak with over a sexual assault at Flinders Street Station.© Victoria Police
A picture of the boys police want to converse with over a sexual assault at Flinders Road Station.

Two schoolgirls had been additionally allegedly sexually assaulted and violently attacked by the identical man inside a day of one another on the identical bus route in Melbourne’s south-east in September final 12 months.

In August, a person allegedly masturbated in entrance of a girl after which punched one other girl, on the 86 tram in Melbourne’s interior north.

The variety of sexual offences on public transport reported to Victoria Police rose by 40 per cent in 2016-17 to 350 – up from 249 experiences the 12 months earlier than.

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The offences included sexual assault, obscene publicity and different lewd behaviour – and had been principally reported on trains.

Investigators have launched photographs and CCTV footage of two males police imagine might be able to help with their enquiries over the January 19 incident at Flinders Road Station.

Anybody who recognises this man or who could have witnessed this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report on-line at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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