POLICE have launched an investigation after a man allegedly flashed a 12-year-old girl in Southampton.

The incident was reported to happen yesterday morning in the Mayfield Park area, as the 12-year-old girl was on her way to school.

A Hampshire Police Spokesperson said: "We were called at 9.19am on November 26 to a report of a man having indecently exposed himself to a 12-year-old girl in Weston Lane. Officers conducted a search of the area however no one was located. Enquiries are ongoing to identify the man."

The investigation continues and anyone with information regarding the alleged incident should contact police on the 101 service.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and leave information anonymously.