A NAKED man reportedly performed a lewd act in front of a family and police want to find him.

Officers in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, are appealing for information after receiving reports about a naked man who was performing a lewd act on a hill near the Mother Shipton’s Cave attraction.

Just after 4pm on Wednesday, August 12 a family were walking through the grounds of Mother Shipton's Cave when a member of the family saw the man stood on a hill.

It was seconds later that they noticed the man was also performing a lewd act.

On realising he had been seen, the naked man walked off into some bushes.

He is described as white, aged in his 60s, around 6ft tall, of slim build, and possibly had grey hair.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any other information to contact them on 101 or email