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Appeal for information following reports of indecent exposure in Ellesmere Port

Detectives in Ellesmere Port are urging residents to remain vigilant following reports a man exposed himself at Rivacre Park.

Shortly after 1pm on Friday 28 June a woman was walking in the park was stopped by an unknown man who warned her that a man has just exposed himself near to the pond by St Pauls Church.

The woman immediately contacted police who attended the scene and conducted a thorough search of the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

Inspector Ian Stead, of Ellesmere Port Local Policing Unit, said: “This is now the second report of an indecent exposure in less than two weeks and we understand that it is likely to cause concern in the local community.

“At this stage we have we have very limited information on what has happened today and we are keen to speak directly to the man who witnessed the incident, or anyone else with any information which may help with our investigation.

“I would also like to reassure residents that we treat incidents of this nature extremely seriously and we are committed doing all that we can to trace the offender. 

“Patrols have been increased in the area to actively target the man and to provide local residents with reassurance. We are advising members of the public to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to police immediately.”

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