POLICE are tonight searching for a suspicious man in an area of York.

North Yorkshire Police said they were patrolling Hallcroft Lane in Copmanthorpe following a report on Friday afternoon "of a male going door to door acting suspiciously".

The man was described as white, stocky, with a shaved head and aged in his mid-forties.

Anyone with information should phone 101 or 999 in an emergency or suspicious activity is in progress.