POLICE hunting a man who performed an act of gross indecency in front of a Middlesbrough woman have issued an efit.

The woman, in her 30s, was making her way home along Queens Road, Linthorpe, at about 2.30am on Sunday, December 19, last year when she was approached by the man.

He made lewd suggestions before carrying out an act of gross indecency in front of the woman.

She was left extremely traumatised but unharmed.

The man is described as white, in his 30s to 40s, 5ft 7ins, medium build and spoke with a local accent. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a navy or black football manager style trench-coat with dark trousers.

Anyone who can identify the man or has any information about the incident is asked to call PC Lee Rose on (01642) 303126.