A MAN has admitted a charge of outraging public decency after urinating outside a mosque in Keighley.

A social media post is understood to have been posted which includes images of a man urinating outside the Markazi Jamia Mosque in Emily Street, Keighley.

Police in the town have tweeted to say they have identified a suspect regarding this incident who was a passenger in a vehicle which was featured in the social media post.


Police added the suspect went to Keighley Police Station, was interviewed and admitted the offence of outraging public decency.

The West Yorkshire Police – Keighley tweeted said: “WYP Keighley Neighbourhood Policing Team have been made aware of a social media post including images of a male reportedly urinating outside the Jamia Mosque, Emily Street, Keighley.


“Officers have quickly identified a suspect who was a passenger in the vehicle featured in the social media.”


A further police tweet said: “The suspect who was not connected to the vehicle presented himself at Keighley Police Station where he has been interviewed under caution, making a full admission to the offence of outraging public decency. He has expressed remorse for his actions. He has been dealt with by way of Community Resolution.

“As part of this restorative justice process he has written a full letter of apology to the mosque committee and members of the wider community.”