AN Oakworth man has been charged with indecent exposure as part of an investigation.

Police launched an investigation after a series of offences were committed in the Burnley and Padiham over the last nine months.

On Wednesday, May 18, 58-year-old Paul Whitaker, of Berrington Way, Oakworth, was arrested and subsequently charged with six counts of exposure.

He was remanded into custody and was due to appear at Blackburn Magistrates' Court today.