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Hunt for serial pervert who masturbated in front of shocked women on Hampstead Heath

PUBLISHED: 14:41 17 May 2016 | UPDATED: 14:54 17 May 2016

Pervert jumps out of bushes on Hampstead Heath

Pervert jumps out of bushes on Hampstead Heath

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Police are hunting a pervert who jumped out of bushes, exposed himself and then masturbated in front of terrified women on Hampstead Heath six times in the last month.

Police on Hampstead Heath investigating a separate incident. Picture: Polly HancockPolice on Hampstead Heath investigating a separate incident. Picture: Polly Hancock

They say he strikes during the day, targeting women walking on the Heath alone or in pairs.

A police spokesman said: “Police in Camden are investigating a linked series of indecent exposures in Hampstead Heath. “The male suspect has emerged from a bush and exposed himself to women on six separate occasions between April 2 and May 10.

“He will typically pull his tracksuit bottoms down and begin masturbating in front of women walking alone or in pairs.

“The man does not say anything to the victims whilst he exposes himself.”

He is described as white, aged around 30 - 45 years old. He is around 5ft, 11ins tall with an average build and often wearing a hat and on one occasion a shiny tracksuit.

The spokesman said women should call 999 if they are approached by the man.

Anyone with information should contact Camden police on 101 quoting reference 2311184.

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