A 14-year-old boy has been charged with 13 linked sex attacks on women in London.
The charges relate to assaults in Penge and Beckenham between February 9 and March 4 this year.
Each of the assaults took place outside Poundland and Lidl supermarkets as well near rail stations and pubs.
In the incidents, a lone male approached the women before sexually assaulting them and fleeing.
The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons will appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on September 10.
The 13 charges are:
1 – Saturday 9th Feb – (o/s Poundland) High Street Penge, SE20
2 – Thursday 14th Feb – ( o/s Lidl) High Street Penge, SE20
3 – Friday 15th Feb – Penge East Railway Station, SE20
4 – Friday 15th Feb – Evelina Road, Penge, SE20
5 – Saturday 16th Feb – Evelina Road, Penge, SE20
6 – Saturday 16th Feb – Beckenham High Street, BR3
7 – Monday 18th Feb – Royston Road, Penge, SE20
8 – Monday 18th Feb – Ridsdale Road, Penge, SE20
9 – Saturday 23rd Feb – Kent House Railway Station, BR3
10 – Saturday 23rd Feb – Clevedon Road, Penge, SE20
11 – Wednesday 27th Feb – (o/s Pawleyne Arms) High Street Penge, SE20
12 – Thursday 28th Feb – Franklin Road, Penge SE20
13 – Monday 4th Mar – (o/s Moon and Stars Public House) High Street Penge, SE20