Man unzipped trousers and followed woman in Northampton before exposing himself

A man unzipped his trousers and told a woman on her way to work to look at him while he indecently exposed himself in Northampton.

Tuesday, 27th June 2017, 4:15 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:03 am
A man exposed himself in Briar Hill, Northampton.

The incident happened on a pathway close to the chip shop in Briar Hill, on Thursday, June 15, sometime between 6.15am and 7am, Northamptonshire Police today revealed.

The victim had seen the offender sitting on a bollard and when he asked her for a cigarette, she said she did not smoke.

The offender then asked her numerous times if she wanted a cigarette and started walking alongside her as she walked to work.

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He then spoke to her, telling her to look at him and, when she did, he unzipped his trousers and exposed himself before running off towards Camp Hill.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "The man was described as white, slim, 6ft and aged in his 30s.

"He had blackish short hair and some stubble. He was wearing a navy jacket, overly baggy jeans and maroon trainers."

Anyone with information about this incident should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.