Public appeal helps police charge man after alleged sexual touching incident - Glebe

Tuesday, 18 April 2023 04:41:36 PM

A man has been charged following an investigation into an alleged sexual touching incident in Sydney’s Inner West earlier this month.

Police have been told about 10.50am on Monday 10 April 2023, a 54-year-old man was allegedly inappropriately touched by an unknown man inside a shop on Parramatta Road, Glebe.

Officers attached to Leichhardt Police Area Command attended and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

As part of inquiries, detectives made a public appeal to help identify the man.

About 8.30am today (Tuesday 18 April 2023), police received a call from a member of the public who had recognised the man from the NSWPF social media pages at Leichhardt Marketplace.

Police attended a short time later and arrested a 54-year-old man.

He was taken to Newtown Police Station where he was charged with sexually touch another person without consent.

The man was granted conditional bail, to appear before Downing Centre Local Court on Friday 12 May 2023.