Police are hunting a man they suspect sexually assaulted a teenage girl at a bus stop in Croydon.

The 17-year-old was waiting at a bus stop near Galpins Road, Thornton Heath, when a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her.

The victim pushed the suspect away and watched him walk off along London Road at about 8.25pm on August 8 last year.

Metropolitan Police officers have today released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident.

A Met spokeswoman said: “The suspect is described as a male of Asian appearance, aged in his 20s, around 5ft 10ins tall with dark hair.

“He was wearing a checked shirt, white jeans, black trainers, a black cap and was carrying a rucksack.

“Officers from the Roads and Transport Policing Command investigate.”

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Natalie Baynes on 07770 315690; alternatively call police via 101.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. You can also tweet the police via @MetCC.