A MAN exposed himself and performed a lewd act in front of a woman in her 50s in Redditch this morning.

The incident took place in Mount Carmel Church car park at around 7.20am on Friday, October 26.

The man is described as being white, in his 30s, around 5ft 8in tall, of medium build with a beard and eastern European accent.

He was wearing a light-coloured baseball cap, a blue fleece and blue shorts at the time and is believed to have been loitering in the area for some time before the incident.

Police are urging witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: "A woman in her 50s was walking along when she saw a man who exposed himself and performed a lewd act. The victim then left the area.

"Enquiries are currently ongoing but officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw the incident or witnessed anyone acting suspiciously in the area at the time."

Anyone with information is urged to contact West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident number 84s.