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Authorities investigate indecent exposure in Somerset County

HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – Authorities are investigating an indecent exposure incident which occurred on Meadowbrook Drive on Wednesday night in Hillsborough Township, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald.

On March 22, at around 10:15 p.m., police responded to the area of Meadowbrook Drive on a report of an indecent exposure involving an unknown male, McDonald said.

A resident on Meadowbrook Drive, reported to officers that he had been alerted and observed an unknown male masturbating on his property which was captured on his home surveillance camera. Officers were able to confirm the incident by viewing the surveillance footage, McDonald said.

The suspect is described as a fair skinned Caucasian male, who was wearing what appeared to be a bandana on his head, no shirt, and underwear when the incident occurred, McDonald said.

Officers canvassed the area but were unsuccessful in locating the individual, McDonald said.

No suspects have been identified, and investigators are attempting to determine if this recent suspect is the same unidentified individual responsible for similar events last year in Hillsborough Township, McDonald said.

Authorities are urging area residents to notify investigators if they observed any suspicious individual matching the description provided from Wednesday night, McDonald said.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office at 908-231-7100, or the Hillsborough Township Police Department at 908-369-4323, 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-TIPS (8477). All anonymous STOPit reports, and Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.

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