A cyclist pedalled up to a bus stop and performed an indecent act in front two 19-year-old women.

Police are searching for the man after the incident in Crawley on Sunday (March 3) at 8.30am.

The man, who is described as of Asian appearance, cycled up to the bus stop opposite the Thales Building in Manor Royal.

He stopped next to the two local women and carried out the indecent act in front of them.

The pair ran off and he pedalled after them before disappearing down London Road and then Martyrs Avenue.

Police searched the area but could not find him.

The suspect is described as being in his early 30s, 5'8", with short black hair, clean shaven and with round facial features.

He was wearing a grey puffa-type jacket with either red stitching or lining, blue jeans and brown boots. He was on a standard black or dark coloured bike.

PC Ellie Young, said: "This was a very frightening experience for the women and they are really upset.

“If anyone else saw what happened, or saw this man in the area, or knows who he is, we ask them to contact us via 101 quoting serial 0341 of 3/3.

“You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."