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Police arrest suspected serial flasher

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

September 13, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Thousand Oaks police have arrested a suspected serial flasher.Brian Carpenter of Tarzana was arrested on Sept. 3 for allegedly exposing himself and masturbating in the lobby of a medical office building on Willow Lane in Thousand Oaks.

Detectives say their investigation revealed that Carpenter has exposed himself in public several hundred times over the past year, including at an office building on Lakeview Canyon Road in Westlake Village.

Carpenter was believed to be wearing a hat and carrying a cell phone when many of the crimes occurred.

Police say more victims may be out there. If you can help police, please call Detective Jason Robarts at the Thousand Oaks Police Department at (805) 494-8229.