A MAN has been arrested after police were called to Poole town centre amid reports of someone exposing himself to residents at a block of flats.

When police arrived on scene, around 9am this morning, Friday, October 23, a brief foot chase took place, before a man was arrested in Skinner Street.

A Poole police spokesman, posting on social media, said: "The time between the initial call and apprehension of the Suspect was seven minutes.

"This was a fantastic response by our officers.

"The man detained is also suspected of a number of other like offences in the vicinity.

"This is a great result for local residents.

"We would like to thank the local community for reporting these incidents."