Police are appealing for help to identify a man who exposed himself to teenage girls on buses.

The first incident happened at about 4.30pm on Thursday, October 6.

An 18-year-old woman had boarded a Route 263 bus on Holloway Road heading towards Barnet.

A man was already on the bus and during the journey he exposed himself and then carried out a sexual act on himself, Scotland Yard said.

The woman approached the bus driver and the man was told to leave the bus.

Islington Gazette: The police wish to speak to this man, seen on 263 and 243 buses in IslingtonThe police wish to speak to this man, seen on 263 and 243 buses in Islington (Image: Met)

The second incident happened at around 8.20am the following day, October 7.

Two 16-year-old girls had boarded a Route 243 bus travelling towards Waterloo Station.

A short while after a stop near The Roundway a man boarded the bus and sat near the two girls.

This man then exposed himself and carried out a sexual act on himself.

The girls told the bus driver, who removed the man at the High Road, near Turnpike Lane.

The suspect has been described as black, aged 25 to 30, and about 6ft tall.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 1576/07Oct22

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org