SCHOOLS in Ferndown have issued an alert after two teenage girls were targeted by a flasher.

The incident happened in Monsal Avenue on Monday afternoon just after the end of the school day.

The victims, both of whom are 15, were walking along the street at 3.23pm when a man exposed himself to them.

He is described as white, aged between 40 and 50, around 5'7" tall and dark-haired. At the time of the incident, he had a scruffy beard and was wearing a black polo shirt and trousers.

The girls left the street immediately.

Police are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting 13:267.