Police seek help to find man who followed and flashed at Bedford Park dog walker

Bedford Park and Pavilion. Credit: Drone ADC Films
Bedford Park and Pavilion. Credit: Drone ADC Films

Bedfordshire Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who followed a woman into Bedford Park and then indecently exposed himself to her.

The incident happened at around 11am on Wednesday (11 May).

The woman had parked at Robinson Pool to take her dog for a walk. The man began following her for some distance and then he exposed himself to her.

A friend of the victim posted the following message on the Black Tom Prime Ministers Facebook group and to local WhatsApp groups:

“Please be aware of a very unpleasant incident in Bedford Park which Police are aware of.

“A lady I know was walking her dog and a man of about 20 followed her from the car park before exposing himself.

“She screamed at him and sadly two other men nearby did nothing to help or support her. Even more worrying was that he had tailed her for a while through the park first.

“Please be aware and alert, even in broad daylight.”

The man is described as white and in his mid 20s and of slim build. He’s around 6′ 2” with brown hair, high cheekbones and sunken cheeks.

He was wearing a black sweatshirt, black jogging bottoms with a white stripe down them and a black bum bag.

Although police carried out a search of the area, no suspect was found.

Anyone with information is asked to get in touch by calling 101 or via the online reporting tool. Please quote reference 153 of Wednesday 11 May.

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