TEMPE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Police have arrested a man who allegedly exposed himself to a teen walking to school near a valley middle school.
Tempe police say 32-year-old Francisco Chavez has been charged with two counts of public sexual indecency. Police say Chavez was seen masturbating and exposing himself to a 13-year-old teen as she was walking to Connolly Middle School.
Chavez allegedly yelled at the teen from his truck as he was exposing himself. The teen then immediately went to school to report the incident.
The next day, police say Chavez was seen masturbating and exposing himself to a woman in the same area. The second incident was also reported to police and surveillance video of Chavez's truck was distributed.
Police received 24 tips during a 48-hour period, which helped them locate Chavez's place of work. Police then identified Chavez as a mechanic for this company and he was driving the same truck seen in the surveillance video.
He was arrested and booked into jail.