Police: Man captured on video touching himself in front of woman's Melrose apartment

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-Police say they're searching for a man who followed a pregnant woman, then went on to perform a lewd act outside of her apartment in Melrose Wednesday.

The incident was caught on surveillance video. Police say the victim told officers that the man tried talking to her when she entered her building near 160th Street and 3rd Avenue.

She says she ignored him and went inside her apartment but he stayed in the hallway, touching himself.

Police tell News 12 the incident is being investigated as a sex crime.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

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