Public appeal: Wilful exposure, Helensvale

Police are appealing to the public for assistance as part of the investigation into five incidents of wilful exposure and one incident of indecent assault at Helensvale this month.

Between 11:30am and 12:15pm on Thursday January 6, a boy approached three women aged 41, 67 and 71-years-old in the pedestrian tunnel connecting two shopping complexes beneath the Gold Coast Highway, where he exposed himself.

At 3.30pm on Friday January 7, the boy approached a 16-year-old girl in the same tunnel and committed the same act.

Between 12:50pm and 2:00pm on Friday January 14, the boy approached two women aged 47 and 21-years-old in the same tunnel and committed the same act, however in the last instance, the boy grabbed the 21-year-old woman on the buttocks.

No one was physically injured.


Detectives are now appealing to anyone who may recognise the boy from the depicted clothing – or any further victims – to come forward.

He is described as Caucasian, possibly aged in his mid-teens, approximately 175cm tall with a proportionate build.



If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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