A MAN has appeared in court charged with sexual assaults on women and girls on a bus between Bridgwater and Taunton.

The 65-year-old faced three charges relating to incidents on March 19, and April 9 and 10 when he appeard at Taunton Magistrates' Court yesterday (Monday).

He is accused of committing the alleged offences on the Number 21 bus between the two towns.

He was remanded in custody pending an appearance at Taunton Crown Court on Tuesday, May 15.

Detectives continue to appeal for witnesses to any of the alleged incidents.

Anyone with information which could help should contact police via the Avon and Somerset Police website or by calling 101, quoting reference 5218075513.