ROCHESTER, Minn. - A man suspected of flashing a woman Thursday near St. Marys Hospital fits the profile of the person responsible for other similar actions.
Police said it happened at 7:35 p.m. on 11th Ave. SW just north of 2nd St. SW when a 30-year-old female had a black male casually walk up to her.
After starting to talk, the man pulled out his penis and started masturbating, police said.
At one point, he also grabbed the woman from behind. She was able to get away and the man, described as 5-foot-10 or 5-11, skinny, wearing an Adidas sweatshirt and blue athletic shorts and dark-framed glasses, fled in a different direction.
He's described as between 5'8'' and 5'10'' with a thin build. The suspect is approximatley 20 years old and wears black rimmed glasses and atheltic-style cloths with thin to no facial hair. He's believed to be connected to eight indecent exposure incidents since September in the area between 4th Avenue SW and 11th Avenue SW, from 2nd Street SW to 2nd Street NW.
If you see someone matching the suspect pictured/described, please contact the police department at 507-328-6800 or call 911 in the event of an emergency. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or rochesterolmstedcrimestoppers.org.