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Auckland Police Charge Man Over Indecent Acts on Trains

Auckland Police charge man over indecent acts on Auckland Trains

Friday, 10 January 2014 - 2:24pm

Auckland City

A 36 year-old man will appear in the Auckland District Court on Monday to face two charges of indecency, after allegedly exposing himself to young woman on Auckland Trains.

The Glen Eden man was arrested yesterday (Thursday 9th January) as a result of Auckland City Police working together with Transdev Auckland (the company that operates Auckland's passenger rail network) and Auckland Transport to successfully identify the male.

Police say that on two occasions, the man is alleged to have sat close to the young women, before exposing himself.
Staff from Transdev Auckland worked with Police, and security footage was provided by Auckland Transport. The offender was identified and arrested as a result of the team effort.

"We're really pleased that this man has been caught, and this should send a message to anyone else considering  committing a crime on our rail network - you will be caught" says Senior Sergeant David Hines, Auckland Police.

"We also often find the same people are coming into the city, committing property crime offences, and then training home again, our rail network is not going to be a vehicle for crime and criminals can expect to be apprehended."

Police will be conducting further operations that will target anti-social behavoiur and those who ride the trains without paying the fare.

ENDS

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