Bountiful police searching for man suspected of exposing himself to girls in playground

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BOUNTIFUL, Utah, June 21, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — The Bountiful City Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of exposing himself to two young girls in a local schoolyard.

According to a statement by Bountiful P.D. two 9-year-old girls were at the playground at Oak Hills Elementary at 1235 E. 600 South in Bountiful, at about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

“While at the playground, they were approached by a male suspect who exposed himself to the two girls,” the statement said.

“The suspect is described as an older white male with short white hair and a scruffy white beard. He was wearing black shorts, black shoes and no shirt.”

When the girls first noticed the suspect he was walking towards them with his shorts down around his ankles, police said.

“The girls attempted to hide from the suspect in a small stand of trees. The suspect followed them around the perimeter of the trees blocking their immediate exit. The suspect did not touch the girls, leaving the area in an unknown direction.”

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Bountiful Police Department at 801-298-6000.


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