Two men arrested following reports of indecent exposure in Ross-on-Wye
West Mercia Police have arrested two men in their 30s on suspicion of exposure under the Section 66 Sexual Offences Act 2003 following reports of men exposing themselves to women in Ross-on-Wye.
Detective Inspector Cath Taylor said: “The arrests of these two men follows recent reports of two men exposing themselves to women and girls in the area of Ross-on-Wye.
“Understandably, these are distressing and concerning incidents the local community, particularly for those witnessing this behaviour.
“A significant amount of work has been conducted by local officers and detectives in order to identify those responsible.
“I would like to reassure the community that such incidents are fortunately rare however they will absolutely not be tolerated and every effort will be made to investigate reports made and find the perpetrator or perpetrators.
“I urge anyone with any concerns about an incident either recently or in the past to please get in touch. We investigate all reports we receive and anyone making a report is offered full and comprehensive support from specialist staff.”
“You can contact the West Mercia Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre on 03456 461188.
“Anyone who has been affected by crime and needs support can also contact the free and confidential Victim Advice Line.”
- Freephone: 0800 952 3000
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Web (including Live Chat): www.victimadviceline.org.uk
Anyone with concerns about an incident such as this, recently or in the past, can call 101 or visit https://www.westmercia.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/