A man who followed a woman and assaulted her in Harlow has been found guilty of sexual assault.
Marvin McKenzie, 29, of Vansittart Road, Forest Gate, followed a woman from Harlow railway station at around 11.35pm on Thursday, March 17 along a footpath between Fifth Avenue and Newstead Way.
McKenzie grabbed the 38 year-old victim, pushed her over and assaulted her. He ran off after being disturbed by a passer-by.
He was arrested in May and charged with sexual assault.
He was also charged with five counts of outraging public decency in connection with a series of incidents where he followed women up stairs at Stratford railway station taking photographs up their skirts.
McKenzie was found guilty of one count of sexual assault and four counts of outraging public decency at Chelmsford Crown Court on Thursday, October 27. He was found not guilty of one count of outraging public decency.
Investigating officer Dc Leo Fordham said: “This case has shown Marvin McKenzie as a sexual predator and poses a risk to women
“He preyed on several women who were alone as they went about their daily commute.
“Thankfully he has now been brought to justice, and I extend my thanks to colleagues from the British Transport Police for their teamwork.
“I also commend the bravery and resolve displayed by the victims during the investigation.”
McKenzie is due to be sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court on Friday, November 18