The Lufkin Police Department is stepping up patrol
on the Azalea Trail following an indecent exposure incident yesterday
A woman told officers she was walking the trail
around 8:15 a.m. when she encountered a thin black male touching himself
inappropriately north of Lufkin Mall. The woman said the man called for
her, but she quickly walked away.
A short time later, the woman said, she heard
someone running behind her. She said she turned to see the same man
approaching her, still exposed. She told him she was calling police, and
he ran away toward the mall.
She described the man as a thin, black male, more
than 6’ tall, wearing a black, short-sleeve T-shirt with a faded design,
and red, black, and white basketball shorts.
In addition to the increase in patrol, Parks &
Recreation staff are also increasing their presence along the trail to
ensure park and trail safety.
Detectives are continuing their investigation into
the incident. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact
us at 936-633-0356 or Crime Stoppers at 936-639-TIPS.
City of Lufkin