West Footscray indecent act

Detectives from Westgate Sexual Offence and Child Abuse Investigation Team are investigating after a man was seen masturbating in West Footscray.

A digital face image of a man police believe can assist with enquiries. IMAGE: Victoria Police/Supplied.

Investigators have been told a 44-year-old woman was walking a dog along Sommerville Road when she was approached by an unknown man about 8am on 13 July.

The man began allegedly began masturbating, following the woman for several minutes before getting onto a red mountain bike and riding away.

Anyone who can identify the man or with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.