Man arrested after series of flashing incidents in Sunderland

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POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of indecent conduct after flashings in Sunderland.

In the last eight days officers have received three reports of a man exposing himself in the Thornholme Road, Beechwood Terrace and Thornhill Road areas of the city.

Police arrested a 45-year-old at about 10.50am this morning after they received a report of a suspicious man in Havelock Terrace.

The man is currently in police custody and enquiries are ongoing into all of the incidents.

A police spokesman said: “There has been, and will continue to be, extra officers in the areas where the offences took place to provide reassurance to residents.”