Due to the timings, locations and how the victims were approached, police are treating the incidents as linked. Officers have been speaking to members of the community and conducting additional patrols to provide reassurance.
Detective Constable Patrick Godin, investigating, said: “We are doing everything we can to identify and apprehend the man responsible. I am asking local people to study the images and footage issued very carefully and contact us immediately if they have information that could help. Please work with us to help keep your communities safe.”
Anyone with information should call 101 and quote reference 4603660/21.
Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.