Schoolboy, 14, charged with 13 sex attacks on women ‘after preying on them outside shops, pubs and train stations in 4-week spree’


A 14-YEAR-OLD schoolboy has been charged with 13 sexual assaults against women in an alleged four-week spree.

The teen, who cannot be identified for legal, reasons is accused of preying on women outside shops, pubs and trains stations across South East London.

The final alleged attack took place outside The Moon and Stars pub outside Penge High Street

He will appear in court next month charged with 13 counts of sexual assault.

The boy was arrested in March following allegations between February 9 and March 4.

The first alleged attack took place outside a Poundland store on Penge High Street on February 9.

He is then claimed to have carried out a second attack outside a Lidl on the same street five days later.

Further attacks are alleged to have happened outside Penge East Railway Station and Kent House Railway Station and a number of streets in Penge and Beckenham.

The boy was arrested after his final alleged assault outside the Moon and Stars pub on Penge High Street.

A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman said: “A teenage boy has been charged in connection with a number of sexual assaults in the Penge area.

“A 14-year-old boy was charged with 13 counts of sexual assault on Tuesday.

“He will next appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on September 10.”


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