Police have arrested a foreigner for indecent exposure while being intoxicated in public.

A video on social media shows a number of people trying to stop a man who was attempting to expose himself near the Artificial beach area in Male.

The video also alleged that the man had been running after women in the area while being exposed before he was subdued by several members of the public.

Police said that the incident was reported at the Police around 09:57 pm last night.

They have said that the Police were further investigating the incident.

It has been confirmed that the suspect arrested after the incident is an Indian man.