Police: Man exposed himself to children on Bryant Ave. playground

A man is accused of exposing himself to two groups of children at a playground in the Bronx.



It happened Monday near a playground on Bryant Avenue around 1 p.m.



According to officials, the man walked up to a group of boys, between the ages of eight and nine, on the playground near M.S. 424 and after talking to them for a few minutes, he pulled down his pants and exposed himself to them.



Police say the man also walked up to a group of girls on a school playground and exposed himself to them.



They say in both cases, the children screamed and ran away.



The suspect was caught walking on surveillance video near the school, and police need the public's help identifying him.



Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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