A MAN is due to appear in court charged over a series of indecent exposure incidents in Leeds.

The 26-year-old man was arrested by officers from the North West Leeds Neighbourhood Policing Team on Monday.

He has now been charged with five counts of indecent exposure in relation to incidents that occurred in Hawthorn Road, Yeadon, between February 11 and February 21.

He is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court on Friday, May 12.

He is under bail conditions not to contact any of the complainants and not to enter Hawthorn Road, Yeadon.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "Exposure offences can cause considerable impact on victims and concern within our communities, and we will continue to pursue perpetrators, in line with our ongoing commitment to tackling violence against women and girls."

To find out more about West Yorkshire Police’s increased focus on tackling violence against women and girls, visit: https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/VAWG