A man who “repeatedly rubbed” a woman’s leg while they both travelled on a bus towards Bethnal Green is being sought by police.

The victim was travelling on the N8 bus on October 12, 2015, heading towards Bethnal Green.

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A man sat down beside her at around 12.30am, as the bus drove down Gales Gardens, and began to rub her leg, leaving the victim frightened and scared.

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Officers from the Roads and Transport Policing Command have issued CCTV stills in the hope of finding the suspect.

The suspect is described as a tall, white man, with light brown coloured hair. He wore a dark coloured top and trousers.

Anyone with information can contact detective constable Teresa Moore on 07920 590261 or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111, quoting reference 194662.