Sparks Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

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SPARKS, Nev. -- A 48-year-old man has been arrested and accused of exposing himself to children.

Sparks police say around 12:45 on Sunday afternoon, they responded to a report of a man exposing himself to children who were walking by his vehicle in the 2300 block of Greenbrae Drive. As officers arrived in the area, the suspect was observed leaving the area in a dark red 1996 Chevrolet Blazer. The man, Robert Joseph Jones, was stopped by officers and admitted to the crime.

Two 14-year-old girls were identified as victims. Jones was arrested for indecent exposure and was booked into the Washoe County Detention Facility with $5,000 bail.

The investigation revealed that Jones had been seen frequenting this same area in the past and has also been seen in the area of Cannan Elementary School in Reno.