Teenage boy arrested for lewd acts, exposure in front of women on Santee trail

Posted at 4:19 PM, Sep 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-08 19:19:29-04

SANTEE, Calif. (KGTV) - A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of exposing himself and masturbating in front of women hiking on a trail in Santee.

Women reported the incidents on Aug. 17 and 21 at the Walker Preserve, San Diego County Sheriff's deputies said.

An investigation led to reports of two more incidents, and the victims were able to identify the teenager through photo line-ups, according to the sheriff's department.

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The teenager was arrested on charges of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct. He was released to the custody of his parents pending evaluation of the case.