A CYCLIST who carried out a 'lewd' act on a major road last week has been arrested and bailed.

Officers from West Mercia Police are now appealing for witnesses after the man on a bicycle indecently exposed himself and carried out a lewd act in front of a woman in Ellesmere Road near Welsh Frankton on Tuesday, February at around 11.30am.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: "A man has been arrested and released on bail.

"Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call PC Geraint Jones on 07971 971466 or email geraint.jones@westmercia.police.uk

"Alternatively, information can be shared anonymously with the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting www.crimestoppers-org.uk"