Hebburn naked man investigation: Police release image as enquiries continue into reports of naked man spotted walking around town

Police investigating reports of a naked man walking around Hebburn have released the image of a man they would like to identify.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 11:54 am

Officers were called to Hebburn Riverside Park after a man was spotted walking aroundwithout any trousers or underwear in the area at around 3.30pm on Friday, April 16.

The man was not reported to have approached anybody and police searched the park but were unable to find him.

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Police investigating reports of a naked man spotted walking around the Hebburn Riverside Park area have released the image of a man they would like to identify. 
Image by Google Maps/Northumbria Police.
Police investigating reports of a naked man spotted walking around the Hebburn Riverside Park area have released the image of a man they would like to identify.  Image by Google Maps/Northumbria Police.

It followed a report in the same location on April 9 where a man matching the same description was seen riding a bicycle without wearing any trousers or underwear.

The man is said to have briefly spoken to a member of the public before riding away.

An investigation was launched into both incidents of indecent exposure and officers have now identified a man they would like to speak to in connection with their enquiries.

Police have released the image of a man they would like to identify and are urging the man or anyone who may know him to come forward.

Police investigating a report of indecent exposure have released this image of a man they would like to identify.

The man is believed to have been in the area at the time and could have information that can assist the investigation.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “Shortly after 3.30pm on April 16, we received a report of a man walking around without any trousers or underwear in the Hebburn Riverside Park area.

“The man in question is not reported to have approached anybody but officers were deployed to the area in a bid to locate him. However, the man was no longer present.

“It followed a similar report in the same location one week earlier, on April 9, where a man matching the same description was seen riding a bicycle without wearing any trousers or underwear.

Police were called to Hebburn Riverside Park after a man was spotted walking around naked in the area. Image by Google Maps.

"On this occasion, the man briefly spoke to a member of the public before riding away.

“An investigation was launched into both incidents and officers have now identified a man they would like to speak to in connection with their enquiries.

“He is believed to have been in the area at the time and could have information that can assist the investigation.”

The man, or anyone who thinks they know him, is asked to contact police via the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of their website or by calling 101 quoting log 700 160421.

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