'Upskirting' of teenage girls at Lancashire bus stop sparks CCTV appeal

A CCTV appeal has been launched after an "upskirting" incident at a bus stop in Lancashire.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 12:28 pm

Officers received a report of "suspicious circumstances" in which a man approached several teenage girls and took pictures of them at a bus stop in Waterfoot.

The man, believed to be around 5ft 6in tall, reportedly left the scene after being challenged.

The incident occurred at around 5pm on March 24.

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Following CCTV enquiries, police have released a picture of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

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PC Dave Baker, of Lancashire Police, said: "We believe someone will recognise this man and can assist with our investigation into suspected upskirting offences in Waterfoot.

"I would also make a direct appeal to him, if he sees this appeal, to get in touch and contact me directly."

CCTV of a man police would like to speak to after an upskirting incident in Waterfoot. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101 or emailing [email protected], quoting log reference number 1464 of March 24.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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