A DRIVE-BY flasher exposed himself to two women who were walking along Bournemouth's East Overcliff Drive.

The man, who was behind the wheel of a small red car, pulled alongside the women around 5.15pm on Wednesday, November 18, before exposing himself.

Police, who say the incident was "extremely distressing" for the women, have launched an investigation and would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed it.

Police Constable Heidi Nielsen, of Bournemouth police, said: “This incident was extremely distressing for the women and I am carrying out a number of enquiries to try and locate the offender.

"I am keen to hear from anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area or may have information to assist my investigation.

"I am particularly keen to speak to any motorists who were travelling along East Overcliff Drive around the time of the incident and may have captured any relevant dashcam footage.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200174057.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.