Deputies looking for man after they say he exposed himself to a woman while shopping at Meijer

Posted at 9:43 PM, Aug 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-18 23:20:49-04

It was a disturbing shopping trip for a woman in Rochester Hills when deputies say a man exposed himself and made sexually explicit gestures.

According to Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, the woman was shopping at the Meijer in Rochester Hills around 6 p.m. on August 16 when the incident happened.

She told investigators the man was walking close to her and she moved away.  When she looked back, she saw the man expose himself and make the sexually explicit gestures. She said she called 911 right away.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they said they also found biological evidence at the scene.  They pulled security footage and they are now hopeful someone will recognize him.

7 Action News talked with Meijer shoppers, many were disturbed to hear this happened at their regular grocery store.

"I bring my kids here and this a rare occasion when I don't have them with me, yeah, it's pretty upsetting absolutely, so I hope they catch him,” said shopper Jennifer Ayers.

If you recognize the man, call Crime Stoppers 1 (800) SPEAK UP. They are offering a $1,000 reward and you can remain anonymous.