GETTY/ BRITISH TRANSPORT POLICE
British Transport Police have released CCTV of a suspect in connection with a sex attack
The vulnerable victim, who has Down’s Syndrome, was "touched inappropriately" by the predator who also exposed himself at Charing Cross Station in London.
The "traumatic" experience has haunted the 25-year-old, whose mother has said he has been deeply upset by the assault.
British Transport Police
This is a man wanted in connection with a sex attack on a disabled man in Charing Cross
This was a very traumatic experience for my son who continues to relive what happened
She said: “This was a very traumatic experience for my son who continues to relive what happened. I feel like this man saw my son as an easy target and I urge anyone who might know who he is to get in touch as soon as you can.
“If it helps to jog anyone’s memory, my son is around 5-2ft tall and of slim build. He was wearing a black coat and hooded top.
“You may have seen him near the toilets at the station or seen the offender speaking with him and not thought anything of it, but I would urge you to think again if you were in the station that day and please come forward if you remember any detail that could help with the police investigation.”
The assault took place on December 10 last year at around 8.15pm.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Donna Fox, said: “This was a very scary experience for the victim whose vulnerabilities were exploited by the perpetrator. I would like to commend him for his bravery in reporting this offence to police.
“I’d like to hear from anyone who recognises this man or who may have noticed a man acting suspiciously in or near the men’s toilets at Charing Cross on this evening. If you are ever a victim of sexual assault, please report it to us so we can trace and stop these perpetrators.”
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British Transport Police are investigating a sex assault in the toilets of Charing Cross Station
CCTV images released after man attacked in Charing Cross toilets
Anyone with information can get in touch by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 156 of 23/12/2016.
Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.