Sex pervert at large in Padiham

A PERVERT has struck three times against women in Padiham.

The flasher targeted a pensioner on her doorstep on Sunday when he knocked at the door of the Coronation Avenue bungalow at 3 p.m. before exposing himself and running away.

Police say he had already struck on January 2nd on the same street between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Another incident occurred in Milton Street last Thursday around 5-30 p.m.

Police advise people to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity. The youth is a thin, young white man, possibly early to mid teens, with short brown or black hair, between 5ft and 5ft 6 in. tall.

Det. Insp. Jeremy Holland said: “We are certain that someone will be able to identify him and we appeal to the community to help us before he can commit any further offences”.