(Witty's Lagoon/CRD)

West Shore RCMP are investigating reports of an indecent act at a public beach that took place over the weekend.

Police say that several witnesses reported a man masturbating while completely naked, in the nude beach section of Witty’s Lagoon.

At the time, complainants said the man was lying just 20 feet away from them.

“Witnesses told the suspect he was making them feel uncomfortable but the suspect continued on with the indecent act,” reads the police statement.

Officers arrived at the beach but were not able to find the suspect and are now seeking public assistance in identifying him.

He is described as a stocky, muscular man with dark skin—police say he is possibly of Hispanic descent—standing approximately 5’5″ tall, and has black, wavy hair.

Anyone who knows who this man could be is asked to contact West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264.

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