Wigan man admitted indecent exposure aimed at teenage girl

A man who twice flashed at a teenaged girl has avoided an immediate spell behind bars.

Monday, 10th January 2022, 7:15 am
Updated Monday, 10th January 2022, 7:16 am
A man who twice flashed at a teenaged girl has avoided an immediate spell behind bars.

David Winterbottom, 57, of Thomas Street, Hindley Green, had initially pleaded not guilty to two counts of indecent exposure on September 6 and 8, 2018.

But on the eve of his Bolton Crown Court trial last year he changed his pleas.

Returning to the court for sentencing, Winterbottom was given a 12-month custodial term but it was suspended for two years.

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He must also complete 15 days of rehabilitation activities, 150 hours of unpaid work and the Horizon programme aimed at rehabilitating sex offenders.

He is furthermore made the subject of a 10-year sexual harm prevention order.