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Police seek male suspect who exposed himself to teen in West Lincoln

Police say a second female reported being followed by an unknown male in the area
2021-04-17 Police lights
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NEWS RELEASE 
NIAGARA REGIONAL POLICE 
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Grimsby detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) are investigating two incidents in West Lincoln.

The investigation has recently determined that on July 10, 2021 at approximately 10:30 p.m., a female in her teens was walking home in the area of Canborough Road and Townline Road in West Lincoln. 

A male suspect parked his small dark coloured car, got out and walked towards the teen.

 The suspect stood on the other side of a fence away from the teen. The male suspect is then alleged to have exposed himself.

The suspect then got into his vehicle and left the area. 

The was no physical contact or conversation between the teen and male suspect.

The suspect is described as male, white, medium weight/build 20-30 years of age.

A second female teen has now reported to the NRPS that on July 11, 2021, (between 9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.) she was followed by an unknown male when she went for a walk. The female had been walking in the area of Townline Road and Wade Road in West Lincoln.

The male did not interact directly with the second teen. A motorist passing by intervened and gave the second teen a ride to her residence.

In this incident the suspect has been described as male as white, 5'4-5'8 in height, medium weight/build, 40-60 years old, with thinning grey or white hair.

A suspect car was not observed in this incident.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

Anyone (residents or businesses) in the area with closed circuit security cameras, doorbell video cameras, or dash cameras are asked to review their footage for suspicious activity for the period between 10:00 p.m. on July 10, 2021 and 11:00 p.m. on July 11, 2021. 

Detectives have been actively investigating these incidents and as part of the ongoing investigation are now seeking any information that may help identify the male(s) to determine if these incidents are related. Detectives are continuing to interview the victims and witnesses.

Anyone with information can contact the detective at 905-688-4111, 1009935.

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