Hunt for man in spate of indecent exposure incidents

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Police are investigating several reports of a man indecently exposing himself to members of the public over the past three weeks in West Yorkshire.

The incidentshave occurred near a disused railway line, off Vernon Road, in Heckmondwike, when a male was seen by passers-by exposing himself to them. 

he is described as white, aged between 20 and 30, of slim build and around sis feet tall. He was wearing grey jogging bottoms, a grey hooded top which was dark on the bottom half. 

PC Philip Miller, of Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "Clearly these were distressing incidents for the public who witnessed this man exposing himself and it is possible that there may have been other people who may have seen him who may have information that may help with our enquiries. This is a well-travelled path in the area and officers have been conducting increased patrols in and around the vicinity."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Batley and Spen NPT on 101 quoting 13170111567 or alternatively pass any information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."