Halifax police are investigating after a man was spotted looking in the window of a south end Halifax apartment while masturbating early Thursday morning.

Police were called to a home on Rhuland Street at 1:30 a.m. after someone noticed the man.

The man ran off before police arrived.

Officers searched the area but were not able to find him.

The man is described as white, five feet six inches tall, weighing 160 pounds. He was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with black sleeves.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.