He is described as 6ft 1ins tall, of an athletic build with black hair and stubble and is thought to be in his mid to late 30s.

He was wearing black, red, white, and green ‘Castelli’ cycling clothing which has a scorpion logo.

The man did not touch any of the schoolgirls but police say the incident left them shocked and distressed. It took place between Ascott Road and Traitors Ford Lane.

Police have this week appealed for anyone with information to contact them on non-emergency number 101 about incident 173 on 8th June. They are also advising people to be mindful.

If you want to give information without giving your name you can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit their website www.crimestoppers-uk.org