A search it taking place after a man allegedly groped a teenage girl’s legs on a bus.

The man boarded the 144 bus at Wood Green, heading in the direction of Muswell Hill, on June 14 at around 5.30pm.

The teenage girl was sat in the lower deck of the bus in the seats behind the driver, and it is alleged that the man sat next to the victim and began to touch her inappropriately on her legs.

When the victim got off the bus and was calling her mother, she noticed that the man was following her on foot and remained on the phone until he was no longer following her.

PC Neil Marshall, of the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command, said: “Everyone should be able to travel on our transport network without fear of harassment or molestation.

“It is important that we identify this man. If you have information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, please do get in touch.”

Anyone who can identify him is asked to tweet @MetCC or call 101 quoting 8861/13JUN.

To report information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.