A man has been taking inappropriate pictures of girls on their way to school, according to reports by police.

Police are looking for a man who was allegedly taking pictures of school girls in Bicester on the morning of Friday, May 10 earlier this month.

It is reported the man was at the junction of Withington Road and Bernwood Road which is 338 feet away from Longsfield Primary School.

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He is described by police as a tall, black, and between 30 and 40 years old who was wearing dark trousers and possibly a blue coat.

The man would have been on his phone and moving positions along the junction, police have said.

Police constable James Flint of the Banbury Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “As the male is unknown at this time, police are not aware of any warnings in regard to his behaviour especially when confronted.

“Members of the public are advised to report any relevant information to police but not engage with the male if he is identified.

“Any information that could help identify this male would be greatly appreciated.”

Eyewitnesses with relevant information are urged to contact the Banbury Neighbourhood Policing Team or use the Thames Valley Police website and quote the reference number 43240216926.