Police arrest man in connection with Penwortham flashing

Posted on - 11th October, 2017 - 7:05pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Penwortham, Preston News
Carlisle Avenue Pic: Google
Carlisle Avenue Pic: Google

Police have arrested a man following two alleged flashing incidents in Penwortham.


Patrols were stepped up across South Ribble and in particular around a primary school after a man was seen exposing himself.

The incidents took place in Manor Lane on Monday (9 October) and a second incident shortly after mid-day in Carlisle Avenue on Tuesday (10 October).

South Ribble Police confirmed they had arrested a man, age unknown, on suspicion of indecent exposure.

Police say at this stage they have not confirmed the two incidents are linked.

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Whitefield Primary School posted an update on Tuesday evening saying they were warning parents to be extra vigilant after the incident.

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