Exmouth detectives launch fresh appeal in bike-riding flasher investigation

Detectives investigating two reports of indecent exposure in Exmouth have made a fresh appeal for public help to identify a man believed to hold ‘vital’ information.

Exmouth detectives previously released an e-fit of the suspect and CCTV images of a man they believe could be key to to helping with the police investigation.

Devon and Cornwall Police want to hear from anyone who recognises the man in the photographs. Officers believe he could help investigating detectives at Exmouth CID.

Police have released this e-fit of the suspect following two reports of indecent exposure in the Exmouth area.

Police have released this e-fit of the suspect following two reports of indecent exposure in the Exmouth area.

Police investigating, said the pair of incidents took place within 24 hours of each other, where a male cyclist exposed himself to a woman pedestrian on both occasions.

On Sunday 31 May, a male cyclist exposed himself to a female pedestrian along Madeira Walk in Exmouth, between 11am and 12pm.

A similar incident occurred the following day, Monday 1 June, on the Exmouth to Budleigh Salterton cycle path near Knowle, between 9am and 10am.

Exmouth Budleigh Salterton

Police say this man ‘could have vital information’ to assist with their enquiries.

Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “The suspect is described as being white, in his early 20s, of muscular build, with brown hair which has a sweeping fringe, riding a grey- or dark-coloured mountain bike.

“Officers would like to hear from anyone who may be able to identify the suspect, or who have been in these area at the time of the incidents and have bike camera or mobile phone footage that could help them identify him.”

Exmouth Budleigh Salterton

Police say this man ‘could have vital information’ to assist with their enquiries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or via email 101@dc.police.uk quoting crime reference CR/043554/20.

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