Queen’s Park teenager guilty of sexual assault in Kensal Rise
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A teenager from Queens Park has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at Kensal Rise train station.
Fahim Shahhriya, of Ilbert Street, crept up behind the 28-year-old victim, who lives in Willesden, and indecently touched her as she left the station on December 5 last year.
The 19-year-old was subsequently arrested and charged after the Times circulated a CCTV image of him in connection with the incident.
At Harrow Crow Court he denied any wrong doing but was convicted of sexual assault and will be sentenced on January 17 next year.
DC Rory Durant, investigating officer, said: “Thanks to the assistance from the public and local media, we were able to identify Shahriya and swiftly arrest him.
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“We do not tolerate unwanted sexual behaviour of any kind on the transport network and take all reports seriously. With excellent CCTV available on board trains and at stations, we will do all we can to bring those who cause distress to other passengers to justice. “
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