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Cross-dresser who changed by train warned

YORK, England, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A British man spotted changing into women's clothes at the side of train tracks has been cited by a court for outraging public decency.

Martyn Lamb, 40, a married father-of-three, was being tried on charges of sexual exposure after prosecutors alleged he intentionally exposed his genitals while changing into women's clothes in a spot clearly visible to passing trains, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday.

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However, York Magistrates Court Judge Helen McBride said there was "not sufficient evidence" that Lamb had intentionally exposed himself and threw out the charges, instead issuing him the citation.

Lamb, a self-employed pest controller, said during a police interview that was read to the court that he "wanted people to see me dressed like that. I think I wanted to be caught. I've done it before, since I was a child -- I cross-dress."

"During my rounds at work I would find a quiet spot to change," he said. "I find it a release from my pressures. I did it just to unwind during the day... it's just a release for me. It's escapism, I've never really thought of it sexually."

"I want to say I'm sorry, it isn't acceptable behavior. Anyone seeing this on a train would probably be horrified and a bit shocked," he said.

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