Police are searching on South Tyneside after receiving reports of a man acting suspiciously in Chichester Road in South Shields.
The man is described as 5ft 10ins tall, with grey hair and grey stubble. He was wearing a short tan-coloured jacket.
A spokesman for Northumbria Police has said:
Police were called to Chichester Road at 11am this morning after reports were made of a man acting suspiciously. Officers are currently carrying out inquiries in the area."
- Anyone with information should call 101.
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