A PERVERT was caught after an off-duty police officer spotted him indecently exposing himself near to a school playing field.
A court heard Artur Kaminski also exposed himself to passing motorists and members of the public in the Lawnswood area of Leeds as he had “no regard” for his surroundings.
Leeds Crown Court heard the off-duty officer became suspicious after seeing Kaminiski looking through the windows of homes near to West Parade and Spen Road.
Uniformed officers were called to the area after Kaminski removed a bag, which he had been carrying in front of him, to expose himself.
Andrew Stranex, prosecuting, said the off-duty officer was “absolutely disgusted” after seeing Kaminski walk towards Lawnswood High School and expose himself as he was facing the playing fields.
Mr Stranex said: “The man had no regard to his surroundings and the fact that members of the public were driving past.”
Kaminski, of Broadlea Avenue, Bramley, was arrested and initialy claimed he had exposed himself due to a medical complaint. He later pleaded guilty to indecent exposure.
Jeremy Lindsay, mitigating, said Kaminski, a Polish national, had a young family and his behaviour was out of character.
He was given a four-month prison sentence, suspended for 18 months.
He was also ordered to do 150 hours unpaid work and attend a programme designed to address his offending behaviour.