SOUTH JORDAN — Police on Monday had been in search of further victims in addition to higher video and picture sources in hopes of arresting a person suspected of flashing a number of kids.
South Jordan Police Lt. Matt Pennington mentioned the identical suspect is now believed to be linked to not less than six flashing circumstances courting again to February.
“Just as recently as last week we got some information to help us identify this individual,” Pennington mentioned. “We’ve got a lot of video from far away that shows the truck, but he’s not identifiable — so if anybody can identify him, who knows who he is or has video of him driving that is very clear, we would appreciate they reach out to us so we can hold him accountable for that behavior.”
In accordance with Pennington, all of the identified circumstances have occurred between 4 – 6 p.m. both within the space of 9800 South and 2700 West or within the Dawn growth and have focused pre-teen and younger teenage ladies.
Surveillance photographs and video have proven the suspect driving a white, four-door, Chevy Colorado pickup truck.
“To think that he hasn’t been doing it frequently is, I think, negligent,” Pennington mentioned. “Clearly he’s probably been offending other places and it’s not being reported.”
Patricia, a dad or mum who requested her final title not be used for worry of her household’s safety, mentioned her daughter and a pal had been using on their bicycles on Might 26 when the truck pulled up on their avenue.
“The male exited, came to the front of the vehicle, pulled down his pants,” the girl mentioned. “… He yelled, ‘Hey,’ they looked and saw what they saw, and they jetted away from the situation and he took off.”
The mom mentioned that was one in every of three identified encounters kids on her avenue have had with the suspect, who police mentioned appeared to ramp up his exercise in June and July.
She mentioned she fearful now that faculty was beginning that extra kids would probably be in danger.
“That’s what makes it scary,” Patricia mentioned.
She and police hoped someone on the market is aware of the suspect or has seen him and can assist South Jordan Police Division make an arrest.
“I just feel like this person has got to be caught,” Patricia mentioned. “It’s very, very upsetting.”
Anybody with info is requested to contact SJPD at 801-840-4000.