First person in England and Wales convicted of cyberflashing – The Guardian

Posted February 13th, 2024 in indecent exposure, internet, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘A 39-year-old man has become the first person in England and Wales to be convicted of cyberflashing, which became an offence in January as part of the Online Safety Act.’

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The Guardian, 12th February 2024

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Wayne Couzens could have been identified as a sex offender in 2015, report says – The Guardian

‘Wayne Couzens escaped being identified as a sex offender six years before he murdered Sarah Everard, despite police having the registration of a car he had allegedly used to flash passersby, as well as his name and address, an official report has revealed.’

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The Guardian, 23rd May 2023

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Police reviewing how it treats indecent exposure after Wayne Couzens scandal – The Guardian

‘Police are to formally review whether they should take indecent exposure more seriously amid emerging evidence that people who commit such crimes can escalate their offending, the Guardian has learned. It comes after it was revealed Wayne Couzens, the then-Metropolitan police officer who raped and murdered Sarah Everard, had committed a series of offences where he had exposed himself before the murder.’

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The Guardian, 2nd May 2023

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Wayne Couzens sentenced to 19 months in prison for indecent exposure – The Guardian

‘Wayne Couzens has been sentenced to 19 months in prison for flashing at women in the months before he kidnapped, raped and murdered Sarah Everard.’

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The Guardian, 6th March 2023

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Met officer kept job after sending explicit photo to former colleague – The Independent

‘A Met Police officer who sent an explicit picture to a former colleague was allowed to keep his job despite being reported to the force, it has been revealed.’

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The Independent, 15th October 2021

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Sarah Everard: Police forces to review allegations of sex offences and domestic abuse involving serving officers – The Independent

‘All police forces in England and Wales are to review allegations of indecent exposure, sex offences and violence against women by serving officers.’

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The Independent, 12th October 2021

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Cyberflashing should be new criminal offence, review suggests – The Guardian

‘Unsolicited sending of obscene images should be made illegal through the creation of a new offence of cyberflashing, a UK government-commissioned review recommended.’

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The Guardian, 21st July 2021

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Neil Shipperley sentenced for public masturbation – BBC News

Posted December 19th, 2019 in indecent exposure, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A former Premier League striker who masturbated in front of a mother and her 16-year-old daughter has been given a 12-month community order.’

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BBC News, 18th December 2019

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Sex offender banned from wearing shorts on a train after series of incidents – Daily Telegraph

‘A sex offender has been banned from wearing shorts on trains after series of incidents against women.’

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd May 2019

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Flasher conviction quashed because Facebook village gossip undermined fair trial – Daily Telegraph

‘A loner accused of chasing two women through a village while exposing himself has had his conviction quashed because residents had shared his image and gossiped about him on Facebook.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th September 2017

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Flasher chooses to avoid jail when asked to decide his own sentence by judge – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 24th, 2016 in indecent exposure, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A paedophile who flashed a mother at a bus stop chose to avoid going to jail in a bizarre courtroom scene which saw him allowed to raise his hand to choose a sentence.’

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd August 2016

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‘Porn obsessed’ man filmed women and children – BBC News

‘A “pornography obsessed” man who spied on women and children – photographing and filming them with his phone – has been jailed for 12 years.’

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BBC News, 17th November 2015

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Author jailed for flashing after prostitute disputes small penis claims – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 6th, 2015 in indecent exposure, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Ex-lecturer Hinton Sheryn who claimed he would not have exposed himself as penis ‘unusually small’ is jailed after female sex worker says it is ‘normal’ size.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th October 2015

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Military historian jailed for exposing himself to farmer overturns restraining order – Daily Telegraph

‘Military historian Kenneth Ward who was jailed in 2011 for exposing himself to a female neighbour is told he can move back to his former home after a restraining order is relaxed.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th April 2015

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Drunk man smeared blood on victims in Grantham park – BBC News

Posted September 29th, 2014 in assault, indecent exposure, news, outraging public decency, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who drunkenly exposed himself in a park, smeared his own blood on two men and threw bottles at people has been jailed for eight months.’

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BBC News, 26th September 2014

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Man who walked into Tube station naked from the waist down and smeared excrement over himself told police ‘his trousers were stolen’ – The Independent

Posted July 2nd, 2014 in indecent exposure, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who claimed his trousers were stolen when he walked into a central London Underground station naked from the waist down has been jailed for exposure.’

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The Independent, 2nd July 2014

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Man banned from every supermarket in Britain for masturbating in Sainsbury’s meat aisle – The Independent

‘A man who was caught masturbating in the meat aisle of a Sainsbury’s store has been banned from every supermarket in Britain – unless he is supervised by another adult.’

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The Independent, 13th December 2013

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Reforming the law on walking naked – a lanyard’s length between Convention rights and the English common law – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted December 11th, 2013 in freedom of expression, human rights, indecent exposure, news by sally

‘I can’t help but smile at the thought of the furore that would ensue if (or when) the European Court of Human Rights were to decide that we English are far too uptight and ought not to be offended by nudity.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 10th December 2013

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Man freed as Parkinson’s disease drug made him expose himself – Daily Telegraph

“The ‘hard-working and respectable family man’ exposed himself due to the effect of drugs he was taking.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th November 2013

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‘Naked rambler’ given Asbo by Southampton magistrates – BBC News

Posted March 1st, 2013 in ASBOs, indecent exposure, news, public order, recidivists by tracey

“A man known as ‘the naked rambler’ has been given an interim Anti-social
Behaviour Order (Asbo) banning him from going nude in public places.”

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BBC News, 28th February 2013

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