Police want to trace stalking suspect who sat next to teenage girl on bus

POLICE want people to help them trace this man as part of a stalking investigation.

They say “an unknown man” man got on to a bus in Speedwell Road, heading towards the city centre, at about 3.15pm on March 4, and sat next to a teenage girl.

A police spokesperson said the girl “told officers she had seen the man on a number of occasions watching her, and made her feel uncomfortable”.

The man is described as being in his 20s, around 5ft 7in tall and slim, with black hair and a medium-length, black beard.

At the time of the incident he was wearing a black padded coat and black trousers.

Police have called on anyone who recognises the man to call them on 101 and quote the crime reference number 5224 056 736.