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Indecent exposure incident in Washington

29 Jan 2016 11:28 AM

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Police are appealing for information after an indecent exposure incident in Sunderland.

The incident happened around 4.30pm yesterday (Thursday, January 28) in Biddick Lane, in Columbia, Washington. A man exposed himself to two teenagers while they were in the subway.

The man is described as around 40 to 50 years old, bald and was wearing a grey hooded top and jeans. 

Extra officers will be in the area to reassure the public.

Neighbourhood Inspector Steve Pescod said: "The incident happened near to the school and we know parents will be concerned. We are speaking to the school to offer suitable advice and will have extra officers in the area this afternoon and into the early evening."

Anyone with information about the identity of the man is urged to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 739 2801516 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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