SUDBURY -- A Timmins man is facing assault and public indecency charges following a June 11 incident on Elm Street.

Police received reports that afternoon about someone removing his pants and exposing himself to passersby on multiple occasions.

"At one point, the suspect attempted to assault a woman at the scene," the Timmins Police Service said in a news release.

An investigation led to the 35-year-old man being identified and he was arrested June 21. He is charged with committing an indecent act in a public place, assault and breach of probation.

The accused remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for Monday morning at Provincial Court in Timmins.