A MAN has been charged as part of an investigation into a series of indecent exposures in Burnley and Padiham.

Police launched an investigation after a series of indecent exposure offences were committed in the areas over the last nine months.

On Wednesday night, May 18, a 58-year-old man from Keighley was arrested in West Yorkshire on suspicion of indecent exposure.

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Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, Paul Whitaker, 58, of Berrington Way, Oakworth, Keighley, has been charged with six counts of exposure.

He was remanded into custody to appear at Blackburn Magistrates' Court today (Friday).

Two men previously arrested as part of enquiries have been released with no further action taken.

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