Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident of indecent exposure.
It happened at 8.45am yesterday on the A193 Links Road by Seaton Sluice.
A man was walking along the path towards Whitley Bay and he indecently exposed himself just past the Melton Constable pub.
He is described as wearing a plain grey Mackintosh and woolly hat.
Officers are treating this as an isolated incident.
Any witnesses or anyone with information about the offender should call police on 101, quoting reference number 201 of 19/10/16, or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.