Police hunt teen who exposed himself to woman near Wallingford Tesco in 'distressing incident'

The victim was walking in Ilges Lane near the Tesco store when the incident happened. Credit: Google Maps

Police are hunting for a teenager who exposed himself to a woman in Wallingford in what officers are describing as a 'distressing incident'.

The victim, a woman in her forties, was walking along Ilges Lane, near to Tesco’s at 5.40pm on Tuesday 16 May when a boy shouted to get her attention before removing his trousers and exposing himself to her.

The offender is described as a mixed race boy, aged between 15 and 16 years old with a black afro hairstyle.

Officers say he had a skinny build and was around 5ft 3inches tall and was wearing a red or orange t-shirt with cargo style trousers.

Investigating officer PC Samantha Smith based at Abingdon police station, said: “We would like to appeal to anybody who may have witnessed this distressing incident to please get in touch.

“You can get in touch by either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43230214594.

“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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