Man sought for indecent exposure at Mission Viejo elementary school

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (KABC) -- Orange County investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying a man accused of pulling down his pants in front of an elementary school in Mission Viejo.

Orange County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a suspicious person near Glen Yermo Elementary School around 12 p.m. on Friday.

Upon arrival, deputies found a man facing the school who appeared to have his pants pulled down, indecently exposing himself.

As authorities approached, the suspect fled the area. Deputies were not able to locate him after an extensive search, according to a press release from the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

The suspect is described as a white man in his early 40s, about 185 pounds, medium build, wearing a tan baseball hat, light blue shirt, dark basketball-style shorts and dark-colored shoes.

After further investigation, deputies learned of two other indecent exposure calls that occurred in the same area about one week before the incident. Police said both victims were female students in grade school.

The description given of the suspect in the first two incidents appear to match that of the suspect spotted at Glen Yermo Elementary.

Anyone with information about the person's identity was urged to call the Orange County Sheriff's Department at 714-628-7170. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.
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