March 2019

Pervert caught performing sex act on train

A man was caught performing a sex act on himself on a train in Southampton.

Phillip Austin performed the act in front of another passenger while on a train at Southampton Central Station, a court was told.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates’ Court the 29-year-old pleaded guilty to a charge of outraging public decency.

Yesterday, Austin, of Wills Road, Poole, was made the subject of a community order, which will last until 2022.

Austin was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge and court costs totalling £170.