CCTV images have been released after a teenager was sexually assaulted at Rainham station.
The woman, in her late teens, was sat on a wall outside the station when she was approached by a stranger.
He initially asked the victim for directions but then began hassling her, asking for personal information and saying she was beautiful.
The suspect then forcibly hugged and kissed the woman, holding onto to her tightly. He also touched himself inappropriately in front of the victim.
The alleged assault happened at approximately 7.30pm on Tuesday, 14 August.
In a statement, British Transport Police said: “This was a frightening experience for the victim who was left traumatised by this man’s invasive and inappropriate behaviour.
“Officers believe the man shown in this CCTV image may have information which could help them investigate.
“If you know who he is then contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 172 of 13/11/2018.
“Or you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”Tags: Havering, Rainham
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