Police are appealing for witnesses and footage after two incidents of indecent exposure in Preston.

The first incident happened near Lancaster Canal where it meets Aqueduct Street at around 4pm on Monday (13 November).

The suspect is described as a black man, aged around 20-25 and around 6ft tall. He was wearing a dark coloured beanie hat, a mid-thigh length black puffer jacket and was naked on the bottom half of his body.

The second incident happened on Ashmoor Street at around 7.30am on Tuesday (14 November). The suspect in this case had a similar description to the first.

No arrest has been made at this stage and enquiries are ongoing. Reassurance patrols will be increased in the area as a precaution.

PC Dan Micciche-Wright from Preston Police said: “These are shocking incidents which have been extremely upsetting for the victims.

“I understand that offences like that can cause the community a great deal of concern, but I want to reassure people that we have officers investigating these offences and patrols will be increased as a precaution.

“If you have any information or CCTV, Dashcam or mobile phone footage which could assist our enquiries, I would ask that you call 101, quoting the log number 1123 of November 16th 2023. Alternatively, you can email forcecontrolroom@lancashire.police.uk.”