Page last updated at 17:29 GMT, Thursday, 16 April 2009 18:29 UK

Indecent TV incident investigated

Sally Magnusson
The man appeared in the background during the live broadcast

Grampian Police are investigating after a member of the public dropped his trousers during a live BBC Reporting Scotland broadcast.

The incident took place in the St Nicholas Graveyard at about 1830 GMT on Wednesday, shortly after the North Sea helicopter crash memorial service.

Officers described the incident as "particularly distasteful".

The man could be seen in the background as presenter Sally Magnusson reported on the service.

Appealing for witnesses to come forward, Det Con Stephanie Jones said: "I am really disappointed that someone would carry out such a mindless act especially in light of the remembrance service which had just taken place within St Nicholas Church.

"This was a particularly distasteful incident which showed a total lack of respect."

The male responsible was described as being aged in his late teens, with a slim build and short brown hair.

He was wearing a two tone top with dark coloured loose fitting trousers.

Following the incident, which sparked complaints to both the police and BBC Scotland, the male was seen to cycle along Back Wynd towards Schoolhill.



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