DETECTIVES have released a picture of a man who may have information about an incident on a bus in St Helens which happened last November.

A man was reported to have acted very inappropriately and made gestures towards a group of girls at around 1.50pm on Thursday, November 21 on the Arriva 10a bus going from St Helens to Liverpool.

The girls, who were left distressed, got off the bus at their stop, and reported the incident to police.

Since the offence, officers have been working with the bus company to identify this man.

One man was questioned but has since been released without charge.

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Detective Constable Daniel Pilling said: "This incident was extremely alarming and we are speaking to the victims and witnesses to ensure they are supported throughout our investigation.

"We are determined to find this man and further our investigation.

"The man pictured may have information to assist these enquiries, so I would encourage him or anyone who recognises him to come forward."

If you have information sent a direct message on Twitter to @MerPolCC, get in touch with "Merseyside Police Contact Centre" on Facebook, call 101 or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 19100683724.