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Man Arrested After Masturbating At Santa Monica Planned Parenthood:

A 23-year-old man was arrested on Friday, Sept. 5 after exposing himself and masturbating at a Planned Parenthood office in Santa Monica.

Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to the Planned Parenthood at 1316 Third Street Promenade at 8:51 am on this day in order to investigate reports of indecent exposure.

Upon arrival the officers apprehended a man who was in the act of exposing himself to people in the waiting room of Planned Parenthood.

The officers then spoke with the reporting party – an employee of Planned Parenthood. She told the officers that she had been working and had looked up and noticed that there was a man standing outside the glass front door looking at all of the female employees.

She added that the man had his penis in his hands and that he was masturbating as he stared at the female employees.

The officers then spoke with several women who had been at Planned Parenthood and they all identified the man as being the same one who had masturbated in front of them.

Based upon witness statements as well as the vision of the man exposing his penis to women in the waiting that had greeted the officers upon their arrival at Planned Parenthood, the officers arrested this man of no fixed abode and he was charged with indecent exposure.

Bail was set at $11,500.

Editor’s Note: These reports are part of a regular police coverage series entitled “Alert Police Blotter” (APB), which injects some minor editorial into certain police activities in Santa Monica. Not all of The Mirror’s coverage of incidents involving police are portrayed in this manner. More serious crimes and police-related activities are regularly reported without editorial in the pages of the Santa Monica Mirror and its website, smmirror.com.

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