APPEAL: Man exposes himself to pensioner

A man exposed himself to a pensioner at her home in Lancashire, say police.

Thursday, 19th April 2018, 7:41 am
Updated Thursday, 19th April 2018, 7:51 am
Police are appealing for information following the incident

Police say were called at around 11pm on Monday, April 16 following reports of a sexual offence in the Richmond Crescent area of Blackburn.

The woman, who is in her 70s, said a man had approached her home and looked through her window.

He then indecently exposed himself, with the woman shutting her blinds and the offender making off from the scene.

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Police are now appealing for information following the incident and are keen to speak to anyone who can assist with their enquiries.

Temp Det Insp Mark Gillibrand, of Lancashire Police, said: “The victim has been left very shaken and upset by this incident and we want to find the offender as soon as possible.

“Did you see anyone acting suspiciously in the area around the time of the offence? If so please contact us immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1670 of April 16.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.