Detectives search for flasher targeting Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University flasher crime bulletin
Investigators have been circulating this bulletin warning residents of the alleged flasher. (Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Investigators are looking for an alleged flasher accused of exposing himself and harassing women at least five times near Philadelphia University in East Falls.

Police said the suspect is wanted in connection with a string of indecent exposure and harassment incidents around the 3100 and 3200 block of School House Lane that began around 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18.

Four other incidents happened between noon and 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, according to authorities.

Investigator said the man each time approached a woman between 18 and 26 years old, asked her inappropriate questions and, during at least one of the incidents, exposed himself.

The suspect is described as a stocky, bald white male between the ages of 40 and 50 with a brown and gray beard and glasses.

Police said he drives a green Jeep Liberty.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Special Victims Unit at 215-685-3251, 3252 or 3253.


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