A WOMAN was grabbed by a stranger who indecently exposed himself.
Police are appealing for information after the woman was grabbed around her waist by the unknown man.
The incident happened at around 6.10am on Saturday, January, 11, at the junction of Middleton Road and Marina Way in Hartlepool.
Afterwards, the man walked off towards ASDA supermarket.
He is described as white, in his early twenties, 5ft 4 inches tall with medium build, dark hair and was he wearing a dark coloured top and trousers.
Police say the man could have been in the area prior to the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Andrew Young on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.