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Hillsborough Twp. police searching for naked man spotted outside multiple homes

HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – The Hillsborough Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual who is responsible for incidents of peering and lewdness within the township, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Hillsborough Chief of Police Darren Powell.

On Sept. 14, at around 10:00 p.m., a naked male was observed on surveillance video near the rear door and in the front of a residence on Triangle Road. The light-skinned male appears to be wearing a black wig, black shoes, and a black cloth covering his face, Robertson said.

Then on Nov. 1, at around 7:00 p.m., a resident of Meadowbrook Drive reported that she observed a naked male at the back door of her residence. The individual was captured on surveillance video at the residence and was observed peering into the house. He is described a light-skinned male wearing a black wig, black shoes with white stripes, and a bandanna covering his face. Police believe that it is the same individual in both of the above incidents, Robertson said.

Two additional incidents of peering and lewdness occurred on July 31 where a naked male was spotted near a residence on South Triangle Road. No further description was available. On Sept. 28 a light-skinned male with dark shoulder length wavy hair, wearing a white sweatshirt, dark pants, and a baseball cap exposed himself to a female resident of Columbia Common, Robertson said.

It is unknown if the July 31 and Sept. 28 incidents are related to those captured on the surveillance footage. Police are released a still image taken from the surveillance footage in an attempt to identify the suspect, Robertson said.

Anyone with information should contact the Hillsborough Township Police Department at 908-369-4323, select option 3 or via the STOPit app. The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ. Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-8477 or online at 888577tips.org or at scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.

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(Photo: Courtesy Hillsborough Township Police Department)