Man Arrested, Accused of Exposing Himself Near Children

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RENO, NV - A Reno man is charged with three counts of open and gross lewdness after police got a report of a man exposing himself near schools.

Police say March 21, 2014, around 3PM, they responded to the area of Veterans Elementary School on the report of a male in a red SUV exposing himself. This was witnessed by a girl walking in the area.

About 15 minutes later, a similar call was received in the area of Smithridge Elementary School, where two additional unrelated girls reported that they also saw a male matching the same description exposing himself while in his vehicle, a red SUV.

Officers checked the area and located a vehicle matching the description a short time later. The driver was contacted, and positively identified by the victims as the suspect in the earlier incidents.

30-year-old Roger Brown was arrested on the charges, considered a gross misdemeanor.