Police in Orangetown search for suspect exposing himself to women

Posted: Updated:

Police are searching for a man they say has repeatedly exposed himself and harassed women in the Orangetown area. The latest incident happened Wednesday near South Magnolia Street and West Central Avenue. According to police, two girls were walking down the street around 1 a.m. Wednesday when they saw a man standing behind a few mailboxes. They say the suspect jumped from behind the mailboxes, pulled down his pants and exposed himself. They say he then got in his car and fled. Detective Daniel Costello says police are alarmed because the suspect has struck more than seven times in the Orangetown area in the past few weeks. Cops the say the three most recent incidents happened all in the span of about one hour.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."