MALVERNE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man was arrested Friday and charged with public lewdness.
The incident happened on Sept. 23 in Malverne Park.READ MORE: Police ID David Robinson As Suspect In Attempted Subway Robbery That Led To Than Than Htwe's Death
Police say 33-year-old Christopher Merenlander, of West Hempstead, was driving near Hempstead Avenue and Atlas Avenue around 2:20 p.m. when he allegedly exposed himself to a woman who was driving a vehicle next to his.
The woman tried to drive away, but police say Merenlander followed her for several blocks while continuing to expose himself.READ MORE: Sarah Feinberg Leaving Post As Interim NYC Transit President
Merenlander eventually drove away.
Through their investigation, authorities were able to identify Merenlander as a suspect, and Merenlander turned himself in to police Friday.MORE NEWS: Violent Robbery Caught On Video In The Bronx
Detectives ask anyone who believes they were a victim of Merenlander’s to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or the Fifth Squad at 1-516-573-6553. All callers will remain anonymous.