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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool Echo
Wesley Holmes

Schoolgirl, 13, sexually assaulted on Stagecoach bus

A teenage girl was reportedly sexually assaulted as she rode the bus through Everton.

The 13-year-old was a passenger on the number 17 Stagecoach bus, travelling on St Domingo Road, when she was assaulted at around 5.20pm on Monday, April 3.

The suspect then left the bus, and ran away in the direction of Kirkdale Vale.

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Police have now released CCTV images of a man they believe may be able to help with their investigation.

Detective Inspector Chris Saidi said: “This would have been very traumatic for the young girl and we are determined to find the person responsible. Everyone should be able to use public transport without the fear of being subjected to an incident like this.

“We think the man pictured may have vital information that could help our enquiries so if you know him, please come forward as soon as possible.

“If you were on the bus or recognise the man, then do let us know as any information you hold could support our enquiries.”

If you recognise the man or have any information on this incident, please contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting reference 23000282669.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form.


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