Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 5°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Lowestoft: Woman in her 80s ‘horrified’ by cyclist flasher

13:06 29 August 2014

Police are appealing for information

Police are appealing for information

Archant © 2007

A woman in her 80s was left “shocked” and “horrified” after cyclist rode past her, stopped to expose his genitals, and then continued with his journey.

shares

The woman was walking along a footpath between Green Drive and Silverwood Close in Lowestoft at around 11.30am yesterday when the indecent exposure happened.

Investigating officer, Pc Emma Neasham, said: “We want to identify this man and arrest him in order to get an explanation for his actions which horrified this woman and has left her quite shocked.

“We would urge those who had been walking in the area and who saw this cyclist to contact us.

“This man had been wearing distinctive clothing which will be recognisable to his loved ones so we would ask them to also contact us.”

The man is described as white, but tanned, in his late 30s, and around 5ft 8ins tall. He was wearing dark trousers, a distinctive red and black jacket and was riding a black mountain bike.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting LO/14/4346 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

shares
East Suffolk Line (stock image)

Transport user groups have called for more train services in Suffolk after new station footfall statistics showed growth across the region with particular emphasis on lines where their frequency had been increased,

Health chiefs in Suffolk have reaffirmed their commitment to tackling unhealthy lifestyles in the county as new figures revealed a major rise in hospital admissions where patients were diagnosed as being obese.

A pothole

Potholes which currently have to be repaired in 24 hours could be left unattended for five days under proposals being considered by Suffolk County Council.

Halstead sign

An Essex man accused of repeatedly kicking another man causing a serious injury to his groin has claimed he was acting in self-defence.

Protesters gathered in Fairfield Road in Framlingham to protest about the proposed housing development.

Survey responses from a Suffolk town at the centre of a heated housing campaign have shown support for new homes – of a certain sort.

Police are appealing for witnesses to find the missing man

A man who may have been seriously injured in a road traffic collision has gone missing.

Man in court over alleged fraud after telling couple further work needed doing to the roof of their home

An alleged rogue trader accused of doing work to the roof of a bungalow belonging to a Suffolk couple in their 80s without their agreement has claimed they asked him to do the work.

The new community cinema launched in St Mary's Church in Bury. Joanna Rayner and Rev Cannon Malcolm Rogers are pictured.

A Bury St Edmunds church is turning into a cinema as it intends to hold free community film events over the coming year.

Teen robbed of phone and bike

Police are appealing for help to find two men who robbed a teenager at knifepoint.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages