Arrest in indecent exposures investigation

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A 56-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a series of indecent exposures in Garstang and Wyre.

The man, from Thornton, is currently in custody.

Police began their hunt for a man who had flashed at six women last week.

Incidents happened on from 4.45pm on Wednesday, when a woman was exposed to on Castle Lane, Garstang near to Sainsburys.

Other women reported exposures on at Nateby near to Garstang Gym on Longmoor Lane at 7pm, Ainspool Lane in Churchtown at 7.30pm, Brock Road, great Eccleston at 7.45pm and on Thistleton Lane, Thistleton at 8pm.

Another incident was reported on Market Street, Hambleton, at 6.20am on Friday.

Officers are still keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the exposures.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lancashire Police on 101, or crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at

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