MIDDLESEX ó Veromont State Police say recent incidents of a man exposing himself to young women in Washington County is likely related to incidents reported in Chittenden County.
According to Lt. Paul White of the Middlesex barracks, the descriptions of the incidents and the vehicle involved are similar to other reported incidents.
On Oct. 20 around 3:30 p.m., state police received a report from a 24-year-old female resident of Waterbury who reported that she had been out for a run on River Road in Duxbury when an older red SUV-type vehicle with a male operator pulled alongside her. She told police the male operator made gestures as if masturbating. He was described as being in his late 20s or early 30s with blonde hair. The complainant told police she ran away and did not get a registration plate or make/model of the car.
Similarly on Nov. 15, around 2:45 p.m., police received a report from a 39-year-old female resident of Fayston who reported that she was out running on the Sugarbush Access Road in Warren when a faded red SUV-type vehicle pulled up alongside her. When she approached the vehicle she told police she saw that the male operatorís face was covered by a ski mask and that he was masturbating. The complainant said she ran away without getting a registration plate or make/model of the car. However, she was able to say that the vehicle had Vermont plates. The vehicle was last seen heading down the Access Road toward Route 100.
White stated in a news release that it is believed that the two incidents in Washington County are related to the recent cases in Chittenden County. Members of the Vermont State Police are coordinating their investigative efforts with other agencies.
The Vermont State Police urge anyone with information regarding these incidents to call the Middlesex Barracks at 802-229-9191. Anyone who comes into contact with a suspect with the same description or exhibiting the same behavior is asked to call 911 immediately.MORE IN Vermont NewsMONTPELIER ó New management plans for a vast section of Vermontís remote Northeast Kingdom ó an... Full Story
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