A 24-year-old man has been released on bail after being detained on suspicion of two offences of exposure.
The arrest comes after two incidents in Sutton-in-Ashfield on Monday morning, one at 5.50am in Station Road and one at 7am in Brook Street.
Detectives investigating the reports of a man exposing himself in a car arrested the suspect on Tuesday morning.
Nottinghamshire Police’s Detective Sergeant Amy Revill said: “We are pleased to have made progress in this case and have arrested a suspect as part of our enquiries.
“We take all sexual offences extremely seriously and immediately carried out extensive local enquiries to identify a suspect.
“Whilst taking swift action against suspected offenders we also work to ensure that victims are given any additional support they may need.”
Anyone with additional information about these incidents should call 101 quoting incident 75 of 17 May.