Appeal after man exposes himself to 17-year-old girl in Dewsbury

Police are appealing for information
Police are appealing for information

Police are appealing for witnesses following a report of a man on a scooter exposing himself to a 17-year-old girl in Dewsbury.

The Dewsbury and Mirfield Neighbourhood Policing Team would like to speak to anyone who has information about the incident which took place at about 11.50am on Friday July 10 on Carr Lane in Dewsbury.

It took place after the victim, a 17-year-old female, was approached by a man on a chrome Vespa style scooter who rode past her and then stopped at the end of the lane.

As she approached the victim saw the suspect had exposed himself and was performing an indecent act.

She then ran away and as she did so the suspect left the area.

He was described as a white man aged 40 or above wearing a green khaki fleece top, cream trousers and a silver/chrome retro style open faced helmet.

PCSO James Hyde of the Dewsbury and Mirfield NPT, said: “Enquiries are ongoing into what has clearly been a distressing incident for the young victim and we are keen to trace the man responsible.

“Both his scooter and helmet are distinctive and it is likely he will be known in his local area.

“Anyone who can identify him is urged to contact the Dewsbury and Mirfield NPT on 101.

“Information can also be given to the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously, on 0800 555 111.Police are appealing for witnesses following a reported indecent exposure incident in Dewsbury.”