POLICE are searching for a flasher who exposed himself in front of a woman in Branksome Park at the weekend.

The victim, who is in her 40s, was at the junction of Lakeside Road and Tower Road West at 2.35pm on Sunday when the man exposed himself to her.

The buildings close to the junction are largely obscured by trees, and the roads are quiet.

Officers investigating the incident say the offender is white, around 30 years old, five feet nine inches tall and of medium build. He wore a dark fleece and grey tracksuit bottoms.

The victim left the scene in her car before contacting the police.

PC Scott Thorne, of Poole police, said: “This was obviously a distressing incident for the victim and an investigation is underway to identify the offender.

“I am appealing for any witnesses to the incident, or anyone who saw a man matching the description given in the area around the relevant time, to contact police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the force via dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180014597.