E-fit released of man who exposed himself to girls

North Yorkshire Police have released an e-fit image of a man who indecently exposed himself to two young girls in North Yorkshire.

E-fit released after indecent exposures to young girls

North Yorkshire Police have released this e-fit image of a man suspected of indecently exposing himself to two young girls.

North Yorkshire Police released this e-fit image Credit: North Yorkshire Police

The incidents happened in Bedale on Saturday 28th June and then separately in Catterick on Sunday 29th June.

In both cases the suspect was driving a black VW Polo, or similar car, and is described as being aged in his late forties or fifties, with dark hair which is greying and a tanned complexion.

Detective Inspector Shaun Page said: "If you do recognise him, I urge you to come forward and contact the police immediately.

“If someone is identified and they are not responsible we will be able to quickly eliminate them from our enquiries.”

Man may have indecently exposed himself to two girls

Detectives in North Yorkshire said they had received two reports of indecent exposure to young girls, which may involve the same man.

In the latest incident, the driver of a black VW Polo stopped on Mowbray Road in Catterick at about 12:30pm and indecently exposed himself to a young girl. He was described as having black or dark brown hair and was wearing square shaped glasses.

In the earlier incident, a man matching a similar description pulled up in a black VW Polo or similar-looking car on Benkhill Drive in Bedale and performed a "lewd act" in front in a 10-year-old girl. It happened at about 3:30pm on Saturday.

Neither girl was injured but both are said to be upset.

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Man 'indecently exposes' himself to schoolgirl aged 10

Police said a man had indecently exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl, close to a school, in North Yorkshire.

The man allegedly stopped near the girl on Benkhill Drive, Bedale, in a black Volkswagen Polo or similar-looking car, performing a "lewd act".

He did not try to touch the victim and she was not injured, before the car pulled away towards Fitzallan Road.

Officers want to trace a man in his 50s, with a tanned and wrinkled complexion and short black, greying hair.

He was wearing rectangular silver framed glasses and possibly a short sleeved top.

It happened on Saturday, 28th June at about 3:30pm.

North Yorkshire Police said it was believed to be an isolated incident.

“Although the girl was not physically injured as a result of this incident, it has naturally left her very upset by the experience.

“If you are the driver of the car and there has been some kind of confusion, I urge you to come forward straight away so that officers can take a statement from you.

“I am also keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, or can help to identify the man involved, and I ask them to contact the police as soon as possible.”

– Detective Inspector Shaun Page, North Yorkshire Police