Man exposes himself near Ocean Beach Elementary School

Posted at 11:39 PM, Dec 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-19 09:40:45-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego police are trying to identify the man who pulled his pants down and exposed himself Sunday, right in front of Ocean Beach Elementary School. 


Danielle Wolcott was at a stoplight and recorded the incident. 


“It’s pretty scary when you see something like that,” Wolcott said. "Seeing someone so young just kind of so unstable was a little concerning.” 


Ocean Beach resident Nicole Ueno is one of many who are also concerned by the growing number of indecent exposure incidents.


“You know, I think I’m the third generation in my family to grow up here in Ocean Beach," Ueno said. "And it makes me really sad and just afraid to raise my kids here too."


Ueno is now partnering with the non-profit at OB Elementary called “Catch the Wave” to raise funds for a private security detail to focus on patrolling the areas around the school. 

10News put Wolcott in touch with a sergeant from the San Diego Police Department, who wanted to hear more details so they could find and arrest the man.

A spokesperson for the police department said the man will likely face indecent exposure charges, and the courts could force him to register as a sex offender. 

A spokesperson for councilmember Lori Zapf's office sent this statement: 
"Councilmember Zapf is appalled by the behavior of the individual standing in front of the Ocean Beach Library exposing himself.  This type of offense is even more egregious since he was standing across the street from an elementary school that was not in session. 
I have alerted the San Diego Police Department and ask for those with additional information to please call the San Diego Police Department Western Division at 619-531-2000.
There are no excuses for this behavior and it is my hopes the SDPD swiftly identifies and apprehends this perpetrator."
To help Ueno and “Catch the Wave” raise funds for a private security detail at the school, head to