SHERMAN OAKS—Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Van Nuys region are seeking the public’s help to identify an indecent exposure suspect.

The incident in question occurred on Thursday, April 14 at around 6 p.m., when the suspect was spotted on the 15000 block of Moorpark Street. Residents indicated that the suspect was exposing himself and masturbating in a public area.

Picture of indecent exposure suspect the LAPD are searching for.
Indecent exposure suspect the LAPD are searching for.

He is described as a Caucasian male standing between 5 feet and 7 inches to 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He weighs around 150 pounds and has a tattoo on his left arm.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact Van Nuys Detectives at (818) 374-0009. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.