AN APPEAL has been launched after a middle-aged man allegedly exposed himself to two young girls – one just eight years old.

The man, described as "around 50" and balding, reportedly exposed himself to the girls, one aged eight and one aged nine.

Police say the incident took place around 2.30pm on Saturday, March 2 in the Bushfield Camp area of Winchester, located between the Badger Farm housing estate and Badger Farm Road.

After the incident, the two girls ran off to tell their parents who were nearby.

The man is described as aged around 50, with balding hair and wearing a long sleeved navy blue coat.

PC Warren Macklin, said: “I’d like to speak to anyone who was in the Bushfield Camp area of Winchester on Saturday afternoon who witnessed this incident, or saw a man matching this description.

"If you have any information that could help our inquiry, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call Hampshire Constabulary on 101 quoting 44190074743.