Witnesses sought after 'indecency incident' close to college

Police in Peterlee are appealing for help to trace a man in connection with the incident in the town earlier on today.
Police in Peterlee are appealing for help to trace a man in connection with the incident in the town earlier on today.

An appeal has been issued to track down a man following an incident of indecency near to a college in broad daylight.

Police in Peterlee are asking for witnesses following a report of an incident near East Durham College in Peterlee between 11.15am and 11.30am today.

Officers are looking for a white man, aged between 20 and 40, 5ft 9in tall and of muscly build as part of inquiries.

He was wearing a light blue t-shirt with an unknown white logo positioned top left of the t-shirt, with a white stripe down both the right and left sides under the armpit.

He also wore black above-the-knee in length shorts and a red baseball cap with a white panel on the peak of the cap.

It is said had a pug-type breed dog with him, which was black with a white chest, the dog was not on a lead.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Durham Constabulary on 101.