Serial flasher on the loose in Midlothian

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man exposed himself in front of two 13-year-old girls in Loanhead last week.

The incident happened on The Loan on Wednesday, January 18, at around 8.40pm.

The teenage girls were standing at the bus stop, near to the gates to the Memorial Park, when the man approached them and struck up a conversation. He then exposed himself to the girls, who fled to a nearby friend’s house. The police were contacted.

Detectives believe this incident is linked to previous indecent exposures in Mayfield and Gorebridge on Friday, January 13, and would urge anyone who can help identify the man responsible to come forward.

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