Detectives are appealing for information following an alleged act of indecency near Wollongong.
About 1.30pm today (Wednesday 18 November 2020), a 15-year-old boy was approached by a man in a public toilet block at Fairy Meadow beach.
Investigators were told the man performed a lewd act in front of the teenager and left the scene.
The boy reported the incident and officers from Wollongong Police District were notified and commenced inquiries.
Police attended and conducted extensive patrols of the area; however, the man was not located.
As investigations continue, detectives are appealing for public assistance to locate a man who may be to assist with inquiries.
The man is described as being of Caucasian appearance, aged between 40 and 50, about 185cm–190cm tall, of slim build, with short light brown hair.
He was described as wearing a maroon polo shirt, cream pants and black sunglasses.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.