A MAN who exposed himself to a seven-year-old girl is being hunted by police.
The man, thought to be in his 70s, unzipped his trousers in front of the girl at the Co-Operative store in Queens Park Avenue, Billericay.
The incident happened at 1.30pm on Tuesday afternoon.
Investigating officer, PC Kevin Crouch, said: "This was a terribly frightening thing for this young girl to witness.
"We desperately want to catch this person.
"Were you in the shop at the time?
"Or were you in the area and saw a man matching this detailed description?
"Any amount of information could help our investigation, so please get in touch."
He is described as an elderly white man with oval-shaped glasses, a cardigan, a white shirt and tie, black trousers with vertical white stripes and black laced shoes.
Anyone with information should call police on 101.