A man allegedly indecently exposed himself to a group of schoolchildren in broad daylight at a car park in Barnstaple.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which occurred on the footpath adjacent to Fairview car park on Wednesday, December 12.
Officers said the man is alleged to have exposed himself to the group of girls, who are aged between 11 and 14, at around 8.30am.
A parent of one of the girls contacted the police following the incident.
Devon and Cornwall Police said the man was described as white, between 5ft 7” and 6ft 2”, of medium build and with short black hair and dark brown stubble. He was wearing a dark green top and a long coat.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference number CB/12/3947.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.