Serial Flasher/Public Masturbator/Boob Grabber on the Loose in Tempe
The Tempe Police Department is asking the public's help in tracking down a guy authorities say has been exposing himself -- and masturbating in front of -- sun-bathing female 20-somethings as they lounge around pools at area apartment complexes.
In the latest incident, which happened this afternoon, the unknown suspect was bold enough to remove the top to a woman's swim suit and grab her breast before scurrying off.
In total, the TPD has identified seven recent incidents of public sexual indecency, or indecent exposure -- all of which have occurred in the last few weeks. In at least four of the incidents, the physical description of the suspect has been the same.
The TPD says in many cases, the suspect will yell to get the attention of his victims before whipping it out and masturbating in front of them.
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According to police, he's already struck the following Tempe apartment complexes: The Quadrangles at 1225 East University Drive; Allegre Community Townhouse/condos at 1886 East Don Carlos Drive; Hayden Square at 154 West 5th Street; University Towers at 525 South Forest Avenue; Cameron Creek Apartments at 1975 East University Drive; Sonoran Ridge Apartments at 1205 East Apache Boulevard, and 330 South Farmer Avenue.
The suspect is described as a white male, between 20 and 30 years old, clean shaven, with a medium build and brown hair. He's between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-11, often covers his face with an article of clothing, and may have dark chest hair. He may or may not somewhat resemble the man featured in the video below.
Anyone with information about Tempe's public pervert is asked to call police at 480-350-8311, or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
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