Police are appealing for help in tracing a man after multiple reports from the public.

Officers would like to speak to the male about an incident which took place in Greenbank Road, Darlington, at around 11pm on Thursday, November 25.

The man is said to have tapped on the window of a house and made lewd hand gestures towards the occupant before running off.

He is described as being in his twenties, of medium build, of Asian ethnicity and was wearing a dark coloured zip-up hoodie.

The Northern Echo: Greenbank Road, DarlingtonGreenbank Road, Darlington

A second similar incident was also reported to have taken place in the same street the following night, and officers now believe the two incidents are linked.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergeant Claire Callaghan at Darlington CID on 01325 742758.

Alternatively, information can be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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