Yesterday afternoon, between 3.30 pm and 4.30 pm, a 28-year-old man from Algeria is said to have indecently touched four girls aged 12 to 14 on the grounds of the bus station in Mühlgrabenweg street in the town of Gotha. He grabbed the buttocks of a 12-year-old and the chest of a 14-year-old. The girls were unhurt. The man has been provisionally arrested. He denies the crime. Criminal Investigation Department Gotha has started the investigation. It seeks witnesses to clarify the exact circumstances. Please address your remarks to telephone 03621/781124 under the reference number 01-014063.