Escondido police are crediting a husband and wife for their help in the arrest of a man who allegedly exposed himself in public in full view of women and children walking to school.
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"I happened to look out my apartment window and saw a guy in a red truck. I thought he was playing with his phone or something," Ricky McColley said.
To verify what he saw, he asked his wife, Kimberly, to look.
"I saw what he was doing, too," she said.
Police said 28-year-old Antonio Montoya-Centeno was fondling himself as students walked by.
"I grabbed my phone and stood a car-length behind him while calling 911," Rickey McColley said.
At that point, the suspect took off and McColley gave chase.
Spotting a responding police officer, McColley pointed at the fleeing truck and police were able to stop it and make an arrest.
"We got a guy in custody that is obviously a sexual deviant and now kids are safer, at least in that area," said Escondido police Lt. Craig Carter.
Carter said the McColleys did the right thing by staying back, calling police and giving a great description to officers.
"A lot of people don't want to get involved. I guess I'm that guy, but we all have to do something," McColley said.
"As far as I'm concerned, I married a superhero," Kimberly McColley said.
The suspect was also found to have an immigration issue and remains in police custody.
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