March 13, 2018 – The Newark Police are investigating
an indecent exposure case which occurred at the Acme in College Square Shopping
Center on Sunday March 11, 2018 at approximately 9:22 p.m. A 65-year-old female
employee reported that she was in the area of the freezers when a male walked
up to her. She stated that the male had his pants around his thighs with his
genitals exposed. The employee quickly walked away, at the same time, the
suspect left the store. A review of the surveillance system showed that the
suspect was milling around the store for an hour prior to the exposure.
The suspect is described as a dark skinned black male,
30 to 40 years old, 5’8” to 5’10” tall, average weight, medium dreadlocks,
wearing a navy-blue jacket, khaki pants and sunglasses.
Surveillance photo attached.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should
contact Cpl. Vernon at RVernon@newark.de.us or 302-366-7100 ext.
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affirms that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a