Indecent exposure incidents

12 May 2016 09:33 AM

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Police are appealing for information after three incidents of indecent exposure offences in South Tyneside.

They all took place on Station Road near to Brockley Whins Metro station. The first happened at 8.30pm on Monday, February 29, when a man exposed himself to a 16-year-old boy. The second incident happened on Sunday, March 27, at 9.15pm to a  16-year-old boy.  The most recent incident took place on Sunday, May 8, at 11.42 when again a man exposed himself to a 17-year-old male.

The offender for all three offences is described as a white man, with a Geordie accent, approximately 6 feet 2" tall, late 20s wearing a dark coloured hooded top and grey jogging pants.

Neighbourhood Sergeant Angela Lewis said: "This man's behaviour is completely unacceptable and I'd appeal for anyone who knows anything about these incidents, or anyone who might know who he is to contact us with any information as soon as possible.

"We are carrying out checks in the local area, speaking to local residents and since these incidents have been reported have had extra officers carrying out patrols to try and arrest this man.

"I'd urge anyone who sees someone matching the description in this area of South Tyneside area to ring us and let us know as soon as possible."

Enquiries are ongoing to try and trace the man and if anyone thinks they may know who this is, or has any information that might help with the investigation, they are asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1353 80516.

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