Man arrested after indecent exposure incident in Pickering as police appeal for information

A man has been arrested after an indecent exposure incident in a public car park caused a woman 'significant distress'.

By George Buksmann
Wednesday, 22nd September 2021, 4:20 pm

Police are appealing for information after a woman reported that she was in The Ropery Car park in Pickering near the Co-op supermarket when an unknown man indecently exposed himself in front of her.

Officers said the incident lasted around five minutes and caused the woman a significant amount of distress and alarm at around 7pm on Thursday, August 26.

Police said that on Tuesday, September 21 a 21-year-old man from the Malton area was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on conditional bail.

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Police are appealing for the public's help after a man indecently exposed himself in a public car park.

Enquiries remain ongoing and police are asking for the public's help to establish the full circumstances.

A police spokesperson said: "Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Sylvia Matla. You can also email [email protected]"

Information can be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210189536.