A MAN was caught "pleasuring himself" by a walker in a popular woodland.

Witnesses report a man had been caught "with his trousers down" in Hockley Woods yesterday, with police called shortly after.

However, officers state neither the man, or the woman who called police, could confirm what had happened.

The force says "no offences were confirmed" from their team at the scene.


A spokesman from Essex Police, said: "We were called shortly before 12.20pm on 30 November with reports a man had exposed himself to a woman in Hockley Woods off Main Road, Hockley.

"Officers attended and spoke to a man and the informant. From the information provided, no offences were confirmed."