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MSU Police warn of indecent exposure incident in Bozeman

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The Montana State University Police Department is warning students, faculty and pedestrians of an indecent exposure incident that occurred on Monday.

According to a press release sent to ABC FOX Montana, MSU police received a report of a man masturbating in his vehicle, while driving down Grant Street. It happened near the Fitness Center at about 1:52 p.m.

Upon seeing a woman walking down the sidewalk, the man slowed his vehicle down and masturbated. The woman, who observed the crime, then fled into a nearby building.

The suspect is described as white, middle-aged and heavyset with white hair. He was driving a small, gray Honda and was last seen westbound from the 900 block of West Grant Street.  

MSU police advise that it is a crime for a person to expose their genitals under circumstances, in which the person knows the conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm in order to abuse, humiliate, harass or degrade another; or arouse or gratify the person's own sexual response.  

The MSU Police Department encourages anyone with information about this incident to contact the MSU Police at (406) 994-2121. 

Anonymous reports can be made to the MSU Police Department at switness@montana.edu and at the VOICE Center at (406) 994-7069.

The MSU Police Department offers crime prevention guidance and provides security escorts that are available on campus 24 hours a day for any student, faculty, staff or visitor by calling (406) 994-2121. 

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