19/01/2016 Hartlepool

Appeal for information following indecent exposure incident, Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after a young man indecently exposed himself to a woman in Burn Valley Gardens in Hartlepool.

The incident took place at approximately 4pm on Sunday 10th January and the woman was approached by the man who asked her for a cigarette.  When she declined he exposed himself but ran off towards Baden Street when she got her phone out.

The man is described as white, 16 or 17 years old, of very slim build and he was wearing black clothing and a black woolly hat.

Anyone with information which could help identify the suspect is asked to contact PC Julie Bell of Hartlepool Police Office using the non-emergency number 101.