VPD released this warning yesterday about an exposer in Kits:
Investigators want the public to be aware of an exposer in the Kitsilano area of Vancouver, bordered by Hemlock, Trutch, the Waterfront and 12th Ave. Since October 23rd of last year, there have been 17 related incidents and there is concern they could escalate into more serious incidents, although there is no evidence yet that may happen.
They usually take place between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., when the man approaches ground-floor windows with open curtains and exposes himself to a woman inside, sometimes masturbating. When the woman screams, he runs.
"My advice to women is to call police as soon as it happens. It also helps to keep your windows covered at night," says Detective Constable Sally Davies, of the Vancouver Police Department Sexual Offence Squad. "This can be very traumatic for most women. They feel unsafe in their own homes."
Police are looking for a 20 to 35 year old white male, 5’6" to 6′ tall, with a slim build. Anyone with information is asked to call police.
Very scary, especially for those of us living in basement suites. This makes me glad that I have a dog who would very loudly lose his mind if someone were standing outside the window.
Last modified: February 24, 2007