Convictions for unwanted sexual behaviour

Below is a selection of our recent successes in bringing offenders who carry out unwanted sexual behaviour on the rail network to justice.

If it happens to you, it’s important that you report it to stop it . This will help us to find the offender and bring them to justice, and stop it happening to someone else.

You can report unwanted sexual behaviour by texting us on 61016 or calling
0800 40 50 40.

Two women have spoken out after they were both sexually assaulted by the same offender on separate occasions as they travelled on the on the London Underground.

Rosie and Christine* reported the incidents to us which led us to the offender bringing him to justice.

They are now encouraging others to report any unwanted sexual behaviours.

*Name has been changed to protect identity



Bristol man handed suspended sentence and required to register with the police after Newport Station assault

The 44-year-old of Nibley Road, Bristol, was also ordered to pay costs after "targeted and brazen" sexual assault on college student.

10 months’ imprisonment and a five-year Sexual Offenders Notification Order for 33-year-old man

Sentence handed down after man boarded a train at Prestatyn and sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl.

Man jailed after five year period of sexual assaults on the London Underground

The man, 27 and of no fixed abode, was jailed for two years.

Jail for man exposing himself and touching himself inappropriately in London

A man, 37, pleased guilty and has been sentenced to 21 months imprisonment.

Man jailed for sexual assault at Nottingham station

A man, of no fixed abode, has been sentenced to 14 months in prison after he sexually assaulted a woman. 

Wanstead man convicted after filming up women’s skirts

A 32-year-old man has been convicted of five counts of outraging public decency.

Croydon man sentenced after number of sexual offences

A 25-year-old man from Croydon sentenced at Southwark Crown Court after pleading guilty to a number of sexual offences. 

Brighton man sentenced after pleading guilty to sexual assault on a teenager

A 30-year-old man, of no fixed abode, has been sentenced at Brighton Magistrates’ Court to 16 weeks in prison.

Rush hour ban for Underground groper

A sex pest, who assaulted three women on the London Underground, has been jailed and banned from using the Tube during peak times.

Man who attempted to rape a woman at Melton station found guilty – Suffolk

The 24-year-old, of Alan Road, Ipswich appeared before Ipswich Crown Court and was found guilty.

Sexual assault suspect who challenged police to “come and find me” jailed

The 33-year-old, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to 10 months’ imprisonment and handed a five-year Sexual Offenders Notification Order.

Two years in jail for man who sexually assaulted woman as she slept on train - Essex

The 44-year-old, of Tavers Way in Pitsea, will also have to sign the sex offenders register for 10 years and will be subject to a 10 year sexual harm prevention order.

West Midlands man jailed for over a year following series of sex offences

A 40-year-old man, of Bromley Lane, Kingswinford, has been jailed after he pleaded guilty to a series of sexual offence charges against young girls.


Jail for Merseyside man who exposed himself to teen on train

A 50-year-old man who exposed himself to a teenager on a Merseyside train jailed for 26 weeks.

Jail for man who sexually assaulted teen on train

A man who sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl on a train while she was speaking to her boyfriend on the phone jailed for six months.

Pensioner sentenced after sexually assaulting passenger

A pensioner who sexually assaulted a young man on board a train between Worcester and Hereford told his victim it was a “shame we couldn’t get together”.

Jail for man who sexually assaulted disabled woman on train – Sandbach

A man who sexually assaulted a disabled woman on board a train jailed for six months.

Wood Green man sentenced following sexual assault

A 54-year-old man sentenced to 20 months imprisonment and placed on the sex offenders register following a sexual assault. 

Eagle-eyed tram conductor helps police snare Wolverhampton flasher

A flasher, caught after an eagle-eyed tram conductor spotted him naked and touching himself near a group of teenage girls in Wolverhampton jailed for 20 months. 

Sexual assault victim helps police identify and jail her attacker – York

A man who sexually assaulted two females jailed for two years after one of his victims bravely identified him.

Essex man given suspended sentence for filming up woman's clothing

A 55-year-old man from Essex has been sentenced after he pleaded guilty to one count of outraging public decency and breaching a Sexual Offences Prevention Order.

Twickenham man sentenced after sexually touching woman as she waited to board a Metropolitan line train at Baker Street station

A man given four month sentence suspended for two years and placed on the Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHOPO) for five years after he seriously sexually assaulted a woman whilst she was waiting for a tube train at Baker Street London Underground station. 

West Midlands public transport sex “menace” jailed

A serial public transport sex offender from Dudley, who was tracked down by detectives after his distinctive jacket led them to his YouTube account, has been handed an eight-year sentence. 

Birmingham man jailed after lost luggage leads to indecent image investigation

A Birmingham jailed for 18 months after almost 1,000 indecent images of children were found on devices at his home address. 

Norwich train sex pest given seven-year term

Clifford Hayes, aged 55, jailed after owning up to carrying out four sexual offences in one day.