Authorities in St. Tammany Parish on Tuesday were searching for a man seen masturbating in a car near the Tammany Trace.

The man was reported by two women who were walking nearby about noon, said Capt. George Bonnett, a spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office.

The two women said they saw a small, silver sedan parked with the driver’s door open near the Trace’s intersection with Joseph Street. In the car was a naked, heavyset white man who was masturbating, Bonnett said.

The women called the authorities, and extra patrols were dispatched to aid in the search.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 911 in St. Tammany.