A MAN flashed two schoolgirls in woods in Hedge End after classes finished for the day, police have said.

The teenage girls were in the wooded area opposite Wildern School in Hedge End when the man exposed himself at around 3.20pm.

Three minutes later he was seen running along Wildern Lane and onto Lynton Road.

The suspect is white, about 40-50 years old, of medium build. He was wearing a black baseball cap, dark T-shirt, and black cargo-style shorts. He was carrying a black rucksack.

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the man, or any addresses he may have entered, to come forward.

Anyone with information should call officers on 101, quoting the incident number 44230405870.

Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.