POLICE are appealing for information after a man in his 40s was reported flashing passers-by near the park area on Viscount Road, Padgate.

The offender was spotted using binoculars while hiding in the bushes by witnesses before he exposed himself on Monday at 9pm.

He has been described as bald and wearing a black tracksuit jacket and jeans.

PC Jordan Roberto Trentini said: “This incident is of great concern to the police and we are conducting an investigation into the matter.

“Please ensure that you / family / friends are aware of who is around you when travelling through wooded areas and ensure that you have a mobile phone or other electronic communications device in order to contact the police should you require our services.

“We would recommend that if you are approached by any males behaving suspiciously that you do not engage them in conversation and immediately leave the area.”

Anyone with information should call Cheshire Police on 101 or alternatively Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote incident 896 26/05/14.