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Man charged with performing indecent act aboard Grand River Transit bus in Waterloo

A Grand River Transit bus at the Charles Street Transit Terminal in Kitchener.
A Grand River Transit bus at the Charles Street Transit Terminal in Kitchener. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

CORRECTION: Police initially said the suspect had allegedly assaulted the woman on the bus. 

A 37-year-old Kitchener man has been arrested in connection to an act of indecent exposure which reportedly occurred on a Grand River Transit bus earlier this month.

Waterloo Regional Police say a woman was travelling on a bus on Oct. 3 near King Street North and University Avenue West when a man boarded and sat down beside her.

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Police initially reported that the man sexually assaulted the woman but they say investigators reviewed video tape and discovered that he allegedly groped himself in front of the woman.

They say the suspect was also allegedly involved in a sexual assault which occurred in Waterloo on Monday

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They say that the man approached a woman who was walking in the vicinity of the other incident and made lewd comments before he sexually assaulted her.

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The man is facing several charges including including sexual assault, criminal harassment and indecent act.