Man accused of performing lewd act in front of customers at steam room of Ipswich gym

The incident is alleged to have happened at DW Fitness in Ipswich. Picture: GOOGLE

The incident is alleged to have happened at DW Fitness in Ipswich. Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: Archant

Reports of a man “outraging public decency” in the steam room of an Ipswich gym are being investigated by police.

A spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary confirmed the alleged incident happened at the DW Fitness Club gym in Ranelagh Road.

“Police have received a report of a man outraging public decency at a premises on Ranelagh Road in Ipswich,” the spokesman said.

“The incident reportedly occurred on Saturday, May, 5 at approximately 8.10am.

“Police are at the early stages of the investigation and enquiries are ongoing.”


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Reports from members of the public said the man was seen in the steam room of the gym “with jogging bottoms around his ankles” while he performed a lewd act “not caring that others were also using the steam room”.

The gym offers a wide range of classes, including spin, Zumba and BodyPump, as well as facilities including sun beds, spa pool and large indoor swimming pool.

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