A TEENAGE girl was groped on a bus this morning.

The incident took place while the 16-year-old college student was travelling on the 250 Transdev Mainline bus service from Accrington bus station to Burnley at around 8.20am.ington to Burnley

A man, who had boarded from Accrington, sat behind the victim and repeatedly touched her hip while moving his hand towards her bottom.

PC Tom Archer, from Burnley Police, said: “This is an incredibly concerning incident which has left this girl really shaken up."

Police released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak with in connection with the incident. They have now traced him and a man has been arrested.

They said: "Following our CCTV appeal to trace a man after a girl was touched inappropriately on a bus from Accrington to Burnley this morning, we have received information as to his identity. Thank you for your responses, we will update you in due course.”