The Durham Police Department said late Wednesday that it is investigating an indecent exposure incident that happened around noon near the 100 block of the American Tobacco Trail (near the 1-mile marker and West Enterprise Street).
After the incident, a woman told investigators that she and her two children were approached by a black male from the opposite direction shortly after 12:15 p.m. The man exposed himself as she walked past him. The victim fled on foot as she attempted to ignore the suspect.
The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s, approximately 6 feet tall and 180 pounds with short hair. He was wearing a black jacket and dark jeans.
No injuries were sustained.
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The Durham Police Department offered the following personal safety tips:
• Be aware of your surroundings
• Call 911 to report any suspicious activities
• Do not walk alone
• Try to remain in well-lit areas
• Trust your instincts
• Do not walk/run with earbuds or headphones
• Bring a cell phone
Anyone with information about Wednesday’s incident asked to call CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.