Man commits indecent act while asking directions

A 22-year-old Oshawa man has been arrested following an indecent act in the city.

On Wednesday, May 11 at about 11:30 pm, the suspect who was driving in the area of Thornton Road north of King Street West, approached a 17-year-old female pedestrian and asked for directions. The male was performing an indecent act during the interaction. The victim ran away and contacted police. The suspect drove off, said a police report.

Investigators from Central West Division identified the suspect and he was arrested on Thursday, June 9.

He has been charged with Indecent Act in a Public Place and Fail to Comply with Release Order. He was held for a bail hearing.

Investigators want to ensure there are no other victims.

Name and an image of the suspect can be viewed at www.drps.ca.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Ormonde of the Central West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1827.

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