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Man exposes himself to teenager

10 Jan 2015 11:16 AM

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Police are appealing for information following two reports of a man exposing himself in Newcastle.

Both incidents happened on Graham Park Road, in Gosforth, and involved the same 17-year-old victim.

The first happened between 8am and 8.30am, on Friday, January 2 and the second at 6.45am, on Tuesday, January 6, when the man was seen performing a sex act on himself in a car on the street.

The man is described as being white, in his 30s, balding, overweight and wearing a grey tracksuit. The vehicle is described as being a dark 51-reg plate car.

Neighbourhood Inspector for the area, Julie Rana, said: "We are investigating the exact circumstances of these incidents and carrying out enquiries to trace this vehicle and the driver.

"Although clearly shaken, the girl was unharmed.

"Neighbourhood officers are patrolling the areas and surrounding streets today to offer everyone reassurance. I'd ask that anyone with any concerns to speak to them.

"I'd urge any witnesses or anyone with information to contact us."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 178 06/01/14, or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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