A MAN who performed an indecent act on himself in a van is wanted by police.

A naked man was spotted in a silver Vauxhall Vivaro van behaving indecently while parked in a layby in Titch Hill, Sompting, on Monday, August 8.

The man was confronted by a member of the public before driving away, towards the town.

Officers arrived at about 2.15pm and conducted a search of the area, but the man was not found.

The man is white, in his 40s and overweight.

Anyone who recognises the van or has any information about the man is asked to report online, or call 101, quoting serial 802 of 08/08.