Police hunt for man who exposed himself in March salon before going on stealing spree of town businesses

PUBLISHED: 17:12 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 17:22 24 May 2019

A man is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: ARCHANT / GOOGLE / FACEBOOK

A man is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: ARCHANT / GOOGLE / FACEBOOK

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A man is wanted by police after he exposed himself in a March salon before heading on a stealing spree in the town.

A man (pictured) is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: FACEBOOKA man (pictured) is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: FACEBOOK

Officers were called to Jakki's Hair Studio on High Street this afternoon (May 24) after the man - believed to be between 20 and 30-years-old - indecently exposed himself.

An employee of the neighbouring Elegance salon - who was also approached by the man - said when they first saw him they "didn't expect anything weird".

They said: "We left the door open because it was hot, the man walked in and he was just asking for our postcode again and again.

"He came in with a newspaper in his hand and he had a cut on his nose. He tried to look around our salon which is when we told him he had to leave."

A man is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: ARCHANTA man is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: ARCHANT

The employee said that the man left without any issues before someone from Jakki's "ran in crying" and told them what had happened just moments ago.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police confirmed the man - seen wearing a white 'Polaroid' t-shirt, a baseball cap and jean shorts - had indecently exposed himself in the hair salon.

They said: "We were called at about 1pm to reports of a man indecently exposing himself in a business in High Street, March.

"We believe the same man was responsible for a theft in a business in Fenland Walk.

Fenland Walk - A man is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: GOOGLEFenland Walk - A man is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: GOOGLE

"The man is described as having dark brown hair and a beard, and was wearing a white T-shirt with bright colours on the chest, trainers, a baseball cap and jean shorts."

Reports suggest the man headed from High Street, down Fenland Walk - where he stole from a business - and to Spoilt Rotten on Station Road where he stole a mobile phone.

Carly Chaffe of Tanique posted on social media: "Look out for this man. He robbed a salon down Station Road, went into Elegance and came into Tanique today.

"My seven-month-old daughter was also there and he tried to push open sunbed doors and enter [our] office.

Spoilt Rotten on Station Road - A man is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: GOOGLESpoilt Rotten on Station Road - A man is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: GOOGLE

"He [the man] was in a blue / black Mercedes-Benz 2007 plate car as a passenger. Keep eyes peeled for him."

The man is thought to have travelled from Warboys after targeting businesses there this morning.

The owner of Spoilt Rotten salon on Station Road said: "He came in with a newspaper, placed it on my desk and was asking me questions in a foreign accent.

"Without me realising he placed the newspaper over my phone and took it. I did not notice until he had gone.

"Optima March have had him come into the shop also, so he is clearly in and out of any shop/office he can."

The police spokesman added: "Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 217 of Friday, May 24. Always call 999 in an emergency."

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