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Indecent exposure in North Tyneside

27 Apr 2016 14:28 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following two incidents of indecent exposure in North Tyneside.

The first happened at 8.10am on Monday, April 25, on Kings Road South, Wallsend.

A man approached a 16-year-old girl walking along the road before indecently exposing himself in front of her and walking off.

The man is described as aged 20-30 years old and of heavy build. He was wearing a grey tracksuit and a black scarf covering his face.

The second happened at 8.15am on Tuesday, April 26, on Whitehouse Lane, North Shields. A man approached a girl and exposed his bottom to her before walking away.

The man was wearing grey joggers with a black and white scarf covering his face and a florescent jacket.

Police believe the incidents may be linked and ask anyone who may have been in the area recently, and witnessed any suspicious behaviour, to contact police.

Extra officers are patrolling the areas and surrounding streets to speak with people and offer reassurance.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incidents or have information to help is asked to contact police. 

Enquiries into both incidents are ongoing to identify the man and anyone with any information that could help police with their enquiries is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 0687 25/04/16 / 100026/04/16.

 

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