APD Media Release 05/29/13
Police Warn About Indecent Exposures
The Annapolis Police Department is warning residents in Eastport about a series of indecent exposures that may be related. Six cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. Two occurred in March, two in April, and two in May.
On March 3rd in the unit block of Bricin St a woman reported hearing a tapping on the sliding glass door of her ground floor apartment. When she looked out she saw a man touching his exposed penis. The same woman reported two similar incidents in April. On March 11th in the 1200 block of Hollyday Ct a suspect entered a fenced yard. The female resident reported hearing a tapping on the sliding glass door and when she looked outside she saw a man touching his exposed penis. On May 17th at the same residence on Hollyday Ct, the same woman reported she saw a man in her back yard touching his exposed penis. And on May 22nd in the 1200 block of Gemini Dr a woman reported opening the curtains to the rear patio door of her ground floor apartment and seeing a man outside touching his exposed penis.
The suspect in each incident may be the same person. Some victims have described the suspect as a light skinned African American male, 5’10” to 6’0”, thin build, usually wearing dark clothing with something covering all or part of his face. The suspect does not usually leave when the women see him, but does leave when they go to the phone to call the police.
The police department suggests that gates to fenced rear yards are kept locked and motion activated lights are installed in the front and rear of residences. Please report any suspicious activity in your neighborhood by calling 410-268-4141. Do not confront the subject and call police as soon after the incident as possible. Anyone with information on these incidents is encouraged to call Det. Thomas Pyles or Det. Jon-Paul Hipsky at 410-268-9000 or email them at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org .