Hazyview - A man's penis was found outside a house at Masoyi village near Hazyview in Mpumalanga, police said on Sunday.
Superintendent Benjamin Mtsholi Bhembe said a man found the penis on Friday morning outside a house he was looking after.
He saw a strange looking object lying down in the house yard, said Bhembe.
"On closer inspection, he realised that it was a man's private part."
Police were summoned and enquiries were made to local residents, but to no avail.
Bhembe said police were investigating and urged anyone with information to contact the nearest police station.