POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a man indecently exposed himself before urinating opposite a Tesco Express store.

At around 2.20pm on Friday March 13 a man entered the park opposite the store in Ringwood Road, Verwood. He indecently exposed himself, before proceeding to urinate.

A 29-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of exposure and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Police Sergeant Jane Moore, of East Dorset police, said: “I am aware that a number of people were in the area of the park at the time of the incident and I would ask anyone who saw a man reportedly behaving suspiciously to please contact me.”

Information to Dorset Police, quoting occurrence number 55200042504, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.