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Detectives Investigate Indecent Exposure; Photograph of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Detectives from the Family Crimes Division- Child Exploitation Unit continue to investigate an indecent exposure incident that occurred on Sunday, March 16.  The victim is a five-year-old female.  Investigators are releasing a photograph of the suspect and are asking for the public's help in identifying him.

On March 16 at approximately 2:20 p.m., officers responded to the Unique Thrift Store located at 10141 New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring for the report of an indecent exposure that had just occurred.  Officers determined that the five-year-old victim, her eight-year-old sister, and their mother, were shopping at the Unique Thrift store.  At one point, the suspect approached the victim and exposed himself.  The victim ran to her mother, who was nearby, and told her what had just occurred.  The mother then asked the daughter to show her the suspect.  When the daughter did so, the suspect again exposed himself.  He then ran from the store.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5'06" tall, 150 pounds, with short black hair and a mustache.  He was wearing blue jeans and a blue and white striped t-shirt.

Detectives are asking anyone who recognizes the suspect or who has information about this case to call the Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400.


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Release ID: 14-072
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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