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Police Investigation Underway After Woman Exposes Herself To Members Of The Public In Ryde

Police are appealing for witnesses to a public order incident in Ryde, in which it was also reported that a woman exposed herself.

The incident is said to have occurred between 12.15pm and 12.40pm on Wednesday 3 July in the pedestrian precinct in Ryde.

Officers were told a woman had been verbally abusing members of the public and lifting up her clothes to expose herself.

Police are keen to hear from any members of the public who witnessed this behaviour, and encourage you to please call police on 101, quoting 44240280723.

You can also submit information online here: https://orlo.uk/Niq8U

Officers attended this incident and arrested a 37-year-old woman near the Co-op in John Street on suspicion of a public order offence.

She was also arrested on suspicion of another public order offence relating to incidents outside the King Lud pub between 20 May and 17 June, a theft offence relating to alleged unauthorised withdrawals of money, possession of cannabis, and criminal damage to a police van.

The woman was bailed for all of these offences with conditions not to return to the Isle of Wight, while the investigation continues.

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