Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Detectives are actively investigating an incident that occurred this morning where an unknown man drove up to a teenager at a bus stop and indecently exposed himself. Around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2016, multiple officers responded to the 2900 block of Melbourne Terrace after receiving a report that a man exposed himself while engaging in a lewd act to a 14-year-old female.
Further investigation revealed that the man pulled up near a 14-year-old female to ask about the school bus arrival times. While conversing with the man, the female noticed he was exposing his private part. After the incident, the female ran to a juvenile friend that was nearby. That friend noticed the man pull-up, but did not hear or see what was happening inside the vehicle.
The suspect was described as a white male around 30-years-old with short, brown shaggy hair. He was wearing to what appeared to be a red & black shirt from a pizza restaurant. The suspect’s car was described as a mid to full-size black 4-door car that had silver wheels and a loud exhaust.
Mt. Juliet Police plan to increase patrols in area neighborhoods during times that children are waiting for the school bus.
Anyone with any information regarding this crime is encouraged to call the Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615) 754-2550. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (615) 754-TIPS (8477) or via the Mt. Juliet Police Department website at http://www.mjpd.org/ .