Around 9am on Sunday 30 August 2020, a girl was at McIver Train Station when she was approached by a man asking for a cigarette. The girl, aged in her mid to late teens, declined his request and got onto a train heading towards Armadale. The man also got on the train, but into another carriage.


During the journey, the man walked up to the girl and sat down next to her. Without warning, the man punched the girl to the face before standing up and yelling at her. The man got off at the next train station.


As a result of the assault, the victim received concussion and was admitted to hospital for observation overnight.


Police have released a CCTV image of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.


The man is described as: Light brown skinned, 25-30 years of age, slim build and wavy dark hair. He was wearing a baseball cap, black top with white stripes on his sleeves and blue jeans.


If you have any information about the identity of this man or details of this offence please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid.   Please quote Reference Number 9780.

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