Man followed woman around while masturbating on Petts Wood train

The man performed a sex act on himself on a train travelling from London Waterloo East to Orpington

The man performed a sex act on himself on a train travelling from London Waterloo East to Orpington

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Police want the public to help trace a man who masturbated on a train between London Waterloo East and Orpington.

The incident happened shortly after 1pm last Wednesday (April 9) as a 43-year-old woman travelled towards Petts Wood station.

During the journey the woman noticed a man staring intently at her, making her feel extremely uncomfortable.

Police Constable Michael Willoughby said: "The woman was frightened by the man and moved into another carriage, but he followed her and sat next to her.

"She then noticed he had his hand down the front of his trousers and was performing an indecent act on himself – all the time staring at the woman.

"She moved again, but was again followed by the man."

Officers are in the early stages of investigating the incident and are in the process of gathering all potential evidence.

They hope other passengers may have information which could assist the investigation.

PC Willoughby added: "The offender was a black man, aged about 50, was about 5’10", of large build and had short hair which was almost shaved bald.

"At the time of the incident he was wearing a dark t-shirt, a navy cotton top and dark grey cotton jogging bottoms.

"It is imperative that we trace this man as soon as possible as his behaviour was completely unacceptable and is exactly what we are trying to stamp out through Project Guardian."

If you have any information about the incident please call BTP on 0800 40 50 40, text 61016, or ring Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. In all calls please quote log SSUB/B10 of 16/4/14.

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3:26pm Thu 17 Apr 14

london10 says...

is this the same one as in the other article, or are there 2 sickos travelling the trains doing this sick behaviour
is this the same one as in the other article, or are there 2 sickos travelling the trains doing this sick behaviour london10
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4:03pm Sat 19 Apr 14

Marty1979 says...

Probably more than two
Probably more than two Marty1979
  • Score: 0

11:38pm Sun 20 Apr 14

white rabbit9 says...

I'm shocked normally women are throwing themselves at them.
I'm shocked normally women are throwing themselves at them. white rabbit9
  • Score: -1

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