A MAN has allegedly exposed himself and performed an indecent act in front of a teenage girl at Lake Macquarie.
Police are seeking public help to investigate the reports, which relate to a 16-year-old at Cardiff.
The teenager was walking through bushland between Peach Avenue and Fifth Street about 8.45am on Thursday when she noticed the man.
She immediately left the area and reported the incident to her teachers at school.
Police were contacted and have extensively patrolled the area.
The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged in his mid 40s with a medium build and brown hair.
He was wearing an orange long-sleeve high-visibility shirt and dark blue pants.
Police are urging anyone with information about the man to come forward.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.