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Monday, September 18, 2017
Sketch released of Long Beach flasher
Long Beach police have released a sketch and description of a flasher who has been approaching young girls and exposing himself.

LONG BEACH (KABC) -- A flasher who's exposed himself to several girls in Long Beach is still on the loose, but police have released a sketch, hoping to identify him.

The flashing incidents happened between August 6 and Sept. 12 between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

They occurred in the areas of Arbor Road to Atherton Street and Bellflower Boulevard to Palo Verde Avenue.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man between 20 and 40 years old, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, thin to average build, with short black hair cut shorter on the sides, with several days of unshaven beard and possibly wearing glasses.

He has been seen riding a dark-colored bicycle. He will typically approach young girls, ask them for directions and then expose himself, police said.

If you recognize the suspect you're asked to call Long Beach police Detective James Smigla at (562) 570-7368 or submit an anonymous tip to LA Crime Stoppers at (800)222-TIPS.