A MAN has been charged with sexual assault over an incident on a train.

The assault allegedly occurred at around 11.40am on Thursday, November 28, on a service running between Manchester and Chorley, which stops at Bolton, Lostock, Horwich and Blackrod.

Shaho Salah, from Eaves Lane in Chorley, was arrested and charged with sexual assault on a female following an appeal by the British Transport Police (BTP) yesterday (Monday).

The 24-year-old is due to appear at Preston Magistrates Court today.