Detectives are appealing for information following a report that a man exposed himself to a child in wooded area of Tunbridge Wells.

The incident happened at around 4.15pm on Friday 6 January 2023, in a wooded area between Coniston Avenue and Woodside Road in Rusthall.

The victim, a teenage girl, was walking home from school when it is alleged the man removed some of his clothing and carried out an indecent act.  

The child ran from the scene and police were alerted.

The suspect is described as white, around 30 years old and of skinny build.

He had short brown or dark hair, facial stubble and was between five feet and seven inches and six feet tall. He was wearing all black clothing, with a zipped jumper.

Residents urged to check doorbell cameras

Investigating officers have carried out house-to-house enquiries and are continuing to check for any privately held CCTV or footage from doorbell cameras.

Residents in the surrounding roads are also asked to check any security systems for footage around the time of the incident, which may assist the investigation.

If you have any information, call the west Kent appeals line on 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/3754/23.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or by using the online form on their website. 

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