Man wanted after exposure

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Detectives are appealing for information after an allegation of indecent exposure in Haslingden.

Police were called around 6.35pm on Friday (April 12) following reports of an incident in Blackburn Road.

Around 5.10pm three girls had been playing in the play area at Worsley Park when a man approached them and exposed himself.

The girls, aged between nine and 12, made off from the scene and reported the incident.

The offender is described as white, 5ft 8in tall and aged in his 20s. He was wearing a grey Adidas tracksuit and blue baseball cap.

Det Sgt Sarah Hargreaves, of Burnley CID, said: “We are appealing for information following a report of indecent exposure in Haslingden.

“We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who recognises the man described.

“If anyone knows who this is, please contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on (01282) 472244 or email quoting log reference 1220 of April 12.

Alternatively independent charity Crimestoppers can be reached anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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