A SEARCH was launched after reports of a man indecently exposing himself in Puddletown last night.

Dorset Police received a report at around 7.20pm of a man indecently exposing himself outside premises in Athelhampton Road.

Officers attended with a police dog and conducted a thorough search of the area but were unable to locate the offender.

No arrests have been made in connect with the incident.

Any witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Dorset Police on 101 in confidence, quoting incident number 14:372.