POLICE have launched a search for a man who performed a sex act in front of a woman who was out for a run.

Officers say that shortly after 9am on Monday, July 27, the woman was running down a public footpath on Katrine Crescent, Chandler's Ford, when she headed towards Flexford Road.

She then saw the man, who she did not know, expose himself and perform an "indecent act".

The man is described as being white, in his 40s, of a slim build, and clean shaven.

At the time of the incident he was wearing a black tshirt and grey trousers.

Anyone who knows the man or has information on the incident can call police on 101, quoting reference number 44200280622.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.