A woman was subjected to a shocking indecent exposure on a footpath in Ryde earlier this evening (Sunday).
The local woman was walking through the wooded area of Rosemary Lane and Pig Leg Lane, between Great Preston Road and Ashey Road, at around 17:15 when she was caught by surprise.
A man is reported to have indecently exposed himself and continued to ‘play with himself’ as the victim walked away.
The woman wasn’t physically harmed.
It didn’t take long for the lady to return home and inform her family, who then proceeded to search the area.
A male was followed from the area towards town and Police moved in to make an arrest at around 18:00. The detained individual has been taken into custody for questioning.
UPDATE – A 37-year-old man from Ryde has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure, Police have confirmed.
Hampshire Constabulary say they received a report at 17:47 yesterday (Sunday 12th July) of a man indecently exposing himself in a field near Rosemary Lane, Ryde.
The suspect has been questioned by officers investigating the report and he has been bailed until 9th August.