The Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing Team has issued an Efit image of an individual they are eager to identify in connection with an indecent exposure incident that took place within the grounds of Oakwell Hall on Nutter Lane in Birstall. Authorities are urging members of the public who may recognise the depicted man to come forward as the investigation continues.
The unsettling event occurred on Monday, June 19, between the hours of 5:25 p.m. and 5:33 p.m. Reports indicate that a male subject directed offensive remarks towards a woman who was out walking her dog, subsequently exposing himself. Disturbed by the incident, the victim promptly departed the vicinity and promptly contacted the police to report the matter.
The suspect has been described as a white male, approximately 18 to 19 years old, standing at around 5 feet 6 inches tall. He is reported to have a slender build, short dark hair, and a slight moustache. At the time of the incident, he was observed wearing a grey T-shirt and jogging bottoms.
Authorities are appealing to anyone with information pertaining to this incident to come forward and assist with their ongoing inquiries. Individuals who believe they may have knowledge about the identity of the person in question are encouraged to reach out to the Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing Team at 101 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat, making reference to police crime number 13230340445.
For those who wish to remain anonymous, information can also be shared with the independent charity Crimestoppers. Reports can be submitted by calling 0800 555 111.
The police are treating this incident with the utmost seriousness, and the cooperation of the public is vital in identifying and bringing the perpetrator to justice.