A teenage boy accused of assaulting a number of women in Penge in a shocking spree of alleged attacks has been charged.

The 14-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with 13 counts of sexual assaults on Tuesday (August 13).

He is due to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on September 10.

The suspect was arrested in March when police reported that women were approached by a "lone male who sexually assaulted them before fleeing the scene".

The alleged sex attacks happened outside places like Poundland, Lidl, Wetherspoons and streets in Penge and Beckenham.

The list of charges are below:

February 9 – (o/s Poundland) High Street Penge

February 14 – ( o/s Lidl) High Street Penge

February 15 – Penge East Railway Station

February 15 - Evelina Road, Penge

February 16 – Evelina Road, Penge

February 16 – Beckenham High Street

February 18 – Royston Road, Penge

February 18 – Ridsdale Road, Penge

February 23 – Kent House Railway Station

February 23 – Clevedon Road, Penge

February 27 – (o/s Pawleyne Arms) High Street Penge

February 28 – Franklin Road, Penge