A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at Romford station.

Emil Muresan, 50, of Slade Green Road in Bexley, appeared at Central London Magistrates’ Court yesterday (April 26).

British Transport Police was called to the alleged assault at 8.30am on Tuesday (April 25).

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Muresan has been granted conditional bail until his next appearance.

BTP encouraged more people to report sexual offences and said in a tweet: "We are committed to tackling sexual offences on the network and your reports will always be taken seriously."

A text can be sent on 61016 or a call be made to 999 to report such crimes to the BTP. Alternatively, the Railway Guardian App can also be used for the purpose.