Kelowna Mounties look for man who was masturbating in public

The witness observed a man run from the bushes across the street while pulling up his pants.

  • Feb. 2, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who was seen masturbating in public.

On Feb 2  at 6:38 am, Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of an unknown man had been seen exposing himself and masturbating on the North East corner of Sutherland Avenue and Ritcher Street.

“A witness was walking on Sutherland Ave. and saw an unknown woman walking in the opposite direction when he heard her scream and run across the road,” said Cpl. Joe Duncan.

“The woman stated that there was a man masturbating in the bushes. The witness observed a man run from the bushes across the street while pulling up his pants. The man got into an older red Honda (possibly an Accord or Prelude) and drive off on Sutherland toward Ethel Street. The witness tried to obtain a licence plate number however was unsuccessful.”

The suspect man is described as, over 6- feet tall, darker skin, mustache with a scruffy beard, wearing light green pants and a winter jacket.

Police would like to speak with the unknown woman about the incident.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppers.net

 

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