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A cross-dressing flasher allegedly exposed himself to groups of young people in West Yorkshire.

Police are investigating a series of incidents involving a man dressed as a woman who is said to have exposed himself on three separate occasions in the Pontefract area in December.

On one occasion, the man is said to have exposed himself to a group of youngsters while wearing a black wig and high heels.

Detectives say a man has been arrested in connection with the incidents.

But police say they want more witnesses to come forward as they continue to investigate.

The first alleged incident took place on Baghill, Pontefract on December 10 at 7.30pm.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “A group of young people were walking past the suspect, who was wearing a black wig, black vest, leggings, a waistcoat and high heels, when one asked if he was a woman.

“As the group turned, they saw the suspect was exposing himself to them.”

Police say two further, very similar incidents have also taken place.

They were at 8pm on December 20 on the Knottingley Road Business Park and at 8.30pm on the December 28 on Chequerfield Lane.

Police have arrested a man in connection with the incidents, but are appealing for anyone who may have seen the suspect exposing himself to them to contact police.

Anyone with information should contact Wakefield CID via 101.

Alternatively, witnesses can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously and in confidence on 0800 555 111.