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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Police Investigating Report of Man Exposing Himself In Library


Police are investigating a report a man exposed himself in front of a patron inside the Hingham Public Library Monday afternoon.

On August 20, 2018 at 2:48pm Officers were dispatched to the Hingham Public Library at 66 Leavitt Street for a report that a patron saw a man exposing his genitals. The patron, a 29 year old woman, immediately left the area and reported the incident to a staff member. When the patron returned to get her belongings, the man was gone.

The man is described as white, approximately 30-40 years old wearing an orange and yellow plaid short sleeve shirt. It took place on the second floor near the oversized book section at approximately 1:30pm. The patron had been seated at a table and the man was sitting on the ground near several bookcases when he exposed himself. He did not speak to her.

This remains under investigation. If you noticed anyone in or near the Library or have any information please contact Hingham Detectives at 781-741-1443.

### PIO Sgt. Steven Dearth

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