Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man sentenced for two Dewsbury bus sex assaults

A man has been given a three-year community order for sexually assaulting two 18-year-old bus passengers in the space of three weeks.

The attacks took place on the 268 bus between Cleckheaton and Dewsbury on 30 July and 19 August.

Anjan Shahzad, 33, of Jeremy Lane, Heckmondwike, was sentenced to a three-year community order and three-year supervision order at Leeds Crown Court.

He has also been placed on the sex offenders register for five years.

Shahzad had previously been charged with outraging public decency on the bus on 23 May, but the case was discontinued.

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