POLICE are on the hunt for a man who "indecently exposed himself" to a 16-year-old girl in Eastleigh.

A man wearing a hi-vis jacket was seen to expose himself to the school girl as she walked through Fleming Park during school leaving time on Wednesday January 29.

The incident took place between 3pm and 4pm and officers are carrying out enquiries to identify the man involved.

A Hampshire Police spokesperson said: "We received a report that a man indecently exposed himself to a 16-year-old girl whilst she was walking through Fleming Park between 3pm and 4pm on Wednesday 29 January.

"Enquiries to identify the man are ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote the reference number 44200037052."

Crestwood Community School issued a public safety warning, asking children to "take extra care" when walking to and from school.

In a letter to parents, headteacher Krista Dawkins said: "We have been made aware of a man hanging around the Fleming Park (Places Leisure) site between 3pm and 4pm, wearing a hi-vis jacket and exposing himself to members of the public.

"Please make your children aware if they walk that way and ask them to take extra care, not walk alone if possible and report anything inappropriate to their parents and the school."