‘I was just scratching myself’ says Ilford man arrested for indecent exposure

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure after a woman claimed she saw him masturbating in his car.

The woman, 27, told police he was parked in Albert Road, Ilford, with the window wound down “exposing himself and masturbating”.

A Redbridge Police spokesman said officers talked to the man, who claimed he was scratching himself.

The alleged incident was in a silver Toyota at 2.35pm on February 24.

The man, from Ilford, has been arrested and bailed while enquiries continue.

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