ESSEX Police are appealing for information following an incident in Grays where a man reportedly exposed himself.
A police spokesperson said: “We were called to the area of Clarence Road and London Road, near to the Aldi, at around 3.15pm on Sunday 23 May.
“We had received reports of a man acting suspiciously in the area and then exposed himself while talking to a family there.
The man is described as white, around 6ft tall, in his 50s, and wearing a light blue cap, navy blue jeans, Adidas trainers and was carrying a green carrier bag.
“We are looking to trace the family, and any other witnesses.
“A man has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure has since been released under investigation.
If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
Please quote the crime reference number 42/97276/21.
“You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.