Woman allegedly assaulted on train from Penrith to Mt Druitt railway stations

A man has been charged after allegedly indecently assaulting a woman on a train near Penrith

Just after 3.45am on May 14, police allege the 30-year-old man approached a 30-year-old woman on a train at Penrith Railway Station.

He then allegedly indecently assaulted her before she left the train at Mt Druitt Railway Station.

Police Transport Command’s Operation Artemis task force began an investigation into the incident.

The man was arrested in Silverwater on Wednesday, July 12, where he was charged with assault with an act of indecency.

He remains in custody to appear at Penrith Local Court on August 7.

The Police Transport Command established Operation Artemis as an on-going campaign targeting offences relating assaults on the public transport system, especially indecent and sexual assaults.