Police have released images in the hunt for a woman who tried to lure an eight-year-old boy away from his family to carry out a sex act at a busy London train station.
A woman tried to get the young child to engage in sexual activity on December 22 around 8pm after accosting him sitting with his family at Waterloo station, according to the British Transport Police.
The schoolboy’s mother heard the sexually explicit comment the woman made to her son and confronted her, causing the suspect to walk away.
The police have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to question as they might the
The British Transport Police have released an image of a woman they believe could help with enquiries
A spokesman for British Transport Police (BTP) said: ‘Officers investigating an incident during which a woman made a sexually explicit comment to a child are releasing CCTV images in connection.
‘At just before 8pm on Wednesday December 22,2021, a woman approached an 8-year-old child who was sat on a bench at Waterloo station with his family.
‘The woman then made an effort to lure the child away from his family before making a sexually explicit comment to him.
Police believe the woman in the CCTV images may have information which could help their investigation
‘The child’s mother heard the comment and confronted the woman who then walked away from the victim and his family.
‘Officers believe the woman in the CCTV images may have information which could help their investigation.’
Anyone who recognises the woman, or has any information about the incident, can contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 499 of 22/12/21 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.