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Police hunt after indecent exposure on Merri Creek Trail

Incidents took place in Brunswick East last Saturday

Brunswick Voice
Thursday, January 18, 2024

POLICE are appealing for public assistance after a man was seen in Brunswick East committing lewd acts last weekend.

The first incident occurred on the Merri Creek Trail about 11.50am on Saturday, January 13.

A man was observed running along the trail near Alister Street and Sumner Park, in close proximity to another runner, while exposing himself and performing a lewd act.

The same man was then seen again running behind another woman about 12.30pm.

Investigators from the Fawkner Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team have released an image of a man they believe can assist with their enquiries.

He is perceived to be aged in his 30s, Caucasian, about 162cm tall with balding dark hair and a dark-coloured beard. He was wearing an olive green t-shirt, black shorts and runners.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

POLICE are appealing for public assistance after a man was seen in Brunswick East committing lewd acts last weekend.

The first incident occurred on the Merri Creek Trail about 11.50am on Saturday, January 13.

A man was observed running along the trail near Alister Street and Sumner Park, in close proximity to another runner, while exposing himself and performing a lewd act.

The same man was then seen again running behind another woman about 12.30pm.

Investigators from the Fawkner Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team have released an image of a man they believe can assist with their enquiries.

He is perceived to be aged in his 30s, Caucasian, about 162cm tall with balding dark hair and a dark-coloured beard. He was wearing an olive green t-shirt, black shorts and runners.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.