June 18, 2015

Help Identify Suspect in Child Annoying & Indecent Exposure Case

The Santa Cruz Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify this suspect wanted in connection to a Child Annoying and Indecent Exposure case.
The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s to 30s. He was wearing a beanie hat over long dark hair with two piercings on his lower lip. The suspect was driving a white 4 door sedan similar to a Honda or Nissan Sentra model type.

The incident occurred on Wednesday June 3, 2015 about 3:30pm. Two girls ages 15 and 16 walking in the 200 block of Swift St when the suspect pulled over to the side of the road and asked the girls for directions to Sacramento Street. The girls approached the passenger side window. As the girls started to give directions, they saw that the suspect was wearing a white t-shirt and nothing else. The suspect was masturbating while talking to the girls. Both girls immediately turned and walked away. The suspect left driving southbound on Swift.

The suspect has not been located. This sketch was completed with the victim on 6/17/15. Santa Cruz Police Department is actively investigating this incident.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Santa Cruz Police Department Investigations Unit (831) 420-5820. Anonymous tips can also be sent to the police department through our Tip Line (831) 420-5995, or click here. Tipsters can also submit an anonymous tip via our smartphone app or from an SMS text. Visit our Website for instructions.