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Man accused of indecent exposure near Las Vegas schools sought by police

Posted at 11:18 AM, Mar 19, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are looking for a man who may be exposing himself to students.

Police say that they have received 3 reports of a man sitting in a vehicle near a school and exposing himself to students as they pass by. In one case, he may have attempted to lure a student to his vehicle.

The incidents happened in the northeast, north and southwest parts of the valley. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department did not specify the exact locations or nearby schools.

The man is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s with dark hair and a mustache. The vehicle is most often described as a grey 4-door sedan.

Police have released a composite sketch of the man.

Children who walk to school are encouraged to walk in pairs or in groups and should never approach or enter the vehicle of a stranger.

These are the locations where it is believed the man exposed himself:

  • 3000 block of W. Emmons Avenue (near Tom Williams Elementary School)
  • Carey Avenue and Lincoln Road near Myrtle Tate Elementary School
  • 3700 block of S. Buffalo Drive near Spring Valley High School
  • El Capitan Way and Meranto Avenue

Parents or children noticing anything suspicious on their way to or from school are urged to immediately contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the North Las Vegas Police Department or the Clark County School District Police Department.

Anyone with any information about these incidents, or the identity or whereabouts of this suspect, is urged to contact the LVMPD Sex Crimes Section by phone at 702-828-3421. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.