Published Thursday, 17 October 2013
Police are investigating the reports. (© UTV)
He was spotted near the Upper Braniel Road and Manse Road, walking in the direction of the Ballygowan Road, on Thursday morning.
Officers were tasked to the scene to investigate after receiving calls shortly after 9am.
They have advised anyone who sees the man - or who has any further information - to get in touch with them "immediately".
A statement continued: "Police are investigating reports of a man acting suspiciously in the Upper Braniel Road/Manse Road area of east Belfast.
"Police would appeal to this male or anyone who may have seen him to contact police at Castlereagh immediately on 0845 600 8000."
© UTV News