Police are appealing for information after an incident on a bus in East Boldon.
It occurred between 3:05pm and 3:20pm on Friday, February 26, on the number 30 bus between X and Y bus stops.
A woman reported seeing a man who appeared to be touching himself inappropriately.
Officers would like to speak to the man about the incident and are asking anyone who was on the bus or has information about his identity to come forward.
In particular, officers would like to speak to a man who is described as being in his early 20s and having short brown hair, who was wearing black trousers and dark grey hoody with orange writing on the left arm.
He also had a ‘No Fear’ rucksack with him. The rucksack was black with green writing.
The man, or anyone who knows who he is is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference OIC2611.