A MAN flashed a woman as he passed her on a BICYCLE in Chard.

Police are appealing for information after the incident, on a footpath near Tesco, in Crewkerne Road, on Friday (October 4).

A 20-year-old woman was walking along at around 12.30pm when she saw a man on a bike.

"The man stopped and indecently exposed himself to the victim," a police spokesperson said.

"He followed her for a short distance before riding off."

He’s described as white, with short black hair, mid-twenties, around 5ft 6ins, and was wearing a zip-up hooded top and blue jeans.

If you recognise this description, or have information which would help police identify this man, call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5219230102.