Update: 24 April: GMP have today charged a male and is due in court soon, we will keep everyone updated and will publish the name of the offender once it’s legal for us to do so.

At 7.42am this morning (Thursday 21 April 2022), police received a report of indecent exposure on Wood Lane, Partington.

Initial enquiries have established that the female victim was waiting at a bus stop at around 7.30am this morning, when an unknown male approached her before exposing himself and performing a sexual act.

The offender has then walked away. He has been described as an Asian male, of slim build, in his mid-30s, around 5ft 9ins tall and wearing a dark coloured cap, dark coloured jacket and blue trousers.

PC Charlotte Barnes, of GMP’s Trafford Neighbourhood Team, said: “This was a frightening incident for the teenage victim. We have since launched an investigation in an attempt to locate the offender and we are currently making CCTV enquiries in the area.”

Anyone with information or anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to contact police on 0161 856 7667 quoting log number 611 of the 21 April 2022.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

(Pic: Wood Lane in Partington via Google Maps)