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Police are asking witnesses to come forward after a man was arrested for exposing himself to a woman yesterday.

On Sunday, at around 3 p.m. VicPD were called to the intersection of Pandora Avenue and Chambers Street for an incident of indecent exposure.

Officers reportedly learned upon arriving at the scene that a man had approached a woman at the intersection, then he spoke with her before exposing himself. 

According to police, the woman promptly left the scene only to realize the man was following her.

He followed her for four blocks before she was able to get to a safe place.

Officers were able to identify the man responsible in a small park nearby where they took him into custody.

Police said no one was physically hurt during the incident.

Upon arresting the man, officers learned he was in violation of conditions set by the court for a previous sexual offence and he now remains in police custody. 

Because of the man’s history of sexual offence, officers are concerned that there may be other victims who have not yet come forward. 

VicPD are also aware that this incident happened in a busy area and there may be additional witnesses who have not yet contacted police. 

Police are asking those who have experienced a similar encounter or those who witnessed the incident at Pandora and Chambers to come forward and call VicPD at (250) 995-7654.

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