North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information following indecent exposure incidents in York.

The two incidents took place on a cycle path off University Road leading to Heslington Road, at 3pm on Tuesday 3 November 2020 and again at around 2pm on Tuesday 10 November 2020.

The male suspect, described as Asian who was wearing a black face mask and dark clothing including a hooded top with a red motif, was seen hiding behind parked cars.

He approached the same woman on both occasions. The victim, who is aged in her early 20s, reported it to the police on 10 November.

Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

In particular, officers are appealing for information about the man or of any similar incidents in the same area.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Donna Abram. You can also email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200198017.