Police hunt man ‘carrying out indecent act on himself’ on packed beach

Officers said he was spotted by two teenagers on the beach.

Police have launched an investigation after a man indecently exposed himself on a packed beach in the Scottish Highlands yesterday afternoon.

Officers in Nairn said the man was spotted “carrying out an indecent act on himself” by two teenagers - a boy and a girl - on the sand dunes at Lochloy Holiday Park in East Beach at 2:30pm yesterday.

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Police have appealed for the public’s help finding the man, who they said was white with a tanned complexion, aged between 50 and 60 years old.

Officers in Nairn said the man was spotted “carrying out an indecent act on himself” by two teenagers - a boy and a girl - on the sand dunes at Lochloy Holiday Park in East Beach at 2:30pm yesterday.

He had a medium to large build, grey hair, and was wearing a dark baseball cap, a red short sleeved shirt, and tan coloured shorts or trousers.

Constable Kirsty MacDonald, Nairn Police Station, said: "Whilst the man was in the distance from them, he was easily seen by them and his actions alarmed them sufficiently to contact police.

"As it was a lovely day yesterday, the beach was busy with families and others enjoying the day out. It's an area well used by locals and there is a nearby caravan park.

"Officers are reviewing CCTV footage from the caravan park, as we believe the man would have to have left the area via there, and are also making local enquiries.

"I would ask that anyone, especially those with mobile phone/drone/dash-cam footage from the area yesterday, get in touch with police.

"Please contact Nairn Police Office via 101, quoting reference number NM/910/20 or alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted in confidence on 0800 555 111."

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