Police update: Public appeal: Wilful exposure, Helensvale

Police have arrested a boy following an investigation into multiple incidents of wilful exposure and indecent assault at Helensvale in recent weeks.

In addition to the five alleged incidents of wilful exposure and one alleged incident of indecent assault outlined in yesterday’s public appeal (see link below); two other women came forward today.

It will be alleged that around 3:00pm on the December 28, a boy approached a 39-year-old woman in the pedestrian tunnel connecting two shopping complexes beneath the Gold Coast Highway, where he exposed himself before grabbing the woman’s breast.

It will be further alleged that around 12.10pm on January 8, the boy approached a 35-year-old woman in the same tunnel where he exposed himself before grabbing the woman on the buttocks.

Following investigations, detectives arrested a boy at Helensvale this afternoon.

The 14-year-old Helensvale boy has been taken into custody and will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

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