Man caught performing lewd act in Sheffield park

Police have issued an appeal for help to find a man who was caught masturbating in a Sheffield park.

Monday, 26th July 2021, 11:05 am

An investigation was launched after police received reports that a man had indecently exposed himself in Chelsea Park, Nether Edge, on Saturday, July 17.

Officers were called at 12.44pm and carried out a search of the area but were unable to locate the culprit.

South Yorkshire Police said: “The suspect is still being sought. The investigation is still ongoing.”

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Police officers are searching for a man caught masturbating in Chelsea Park, Nether Edge

A woman who spotted the man said: “Really concerning as there’s lot of children in this park.

“He was of average height, medium build and had brown hair.”

Two days earlier – at 9.15am on Thursday, July 15 – a dog walkers in Endcliffe Park spotted a a man exposing himself just off a path in a wooded area that leads to Notre Dame High School.

Anyone with information should call 101.