Padiham ‘flasher’ hunted by police

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A PERVERT who exposed himself to a young girl in Padiham is being hunted by police.

The incident happened in Institute Street between 3-30 and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21st, and officers want to speak to a man who was captured on CCTV.

Det. Sgt Nikki Bithell, from Burnley CID, said: “This was a distressing incident for the young girl involved and we need to find the person responsible.

“We would like to speak with a man who was in the area at the time who may be able to help us with our inquiries.

“If you recognise this man then please contact us, or if this is you please do come forward.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.