August 15, 2019 4:57 pm
Updated: August 15, 2019 6:10 pm

Police in Lindsay seek man allegedly exposing himself to women at night

Police released surveillance images of the suspect on Thursday.

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Police in Lindsay are searching for a man who is allegedly exposing himself to women.

City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service say they’re investigating three separate incidents over the past two weeks in which around midnight a man approached a woman walking in the south-end of the town and allegedly exposed his genitals.

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The suspect is described as Caucasian, 20 to 30 years old, and standing five feet to five-feet-five-inches tall, with a thin to average build.

He has light-coloured, straight hair and believed to be riding a BMX-style bike.

 

Police released surveillance images of the suspect on Thursday.

Police are reminding residents to consider their safety when walking alone at night and offer the following tips:

  • Refrain from wearing headphones or other devices that interfere with hearing someone approaching you
  • Don’t walk with a hood over your head, or other clothing that may limit visibility
  • Travel in well-lit areas and avoid dark places with poor visibility
  • Carry a cellphone to call 911 in an emergency
  • Ensure someone knows the destination you are walking and the time expected to arrive
  • If possible, don’t walk alone but travel with a person you trust

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Anyone with information about these incidents, or the male suspect involved, is asked to call 705-324-5252 and request to speak with a member of the Criminal Investigation Branch. Or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-TIPS (8477) or online.

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