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An Anchorage man was arrested on Indecent Exposure charges and Vehicle Theft after a Wednesday evening incident on the 700-block of D Street, Anchorage Nixle reported Friday.
According to the report, APD received a call reporting “an adult male was sitting inside a dark green 2007 Chevrolet Silverado masturbating and trying to get the attention of others to watch.”
When police arrived on the scene, the suspect fled in the vehicle. After running a background check on the vehicle, officers would find that the vehicle had been reported stolen shortly before. Police pursued the vehicle as the suspect “drove recklessly through numerous locations creating a public safety threat,” police reported.
APD’s new Investigative Support Unit was called in to assist, and ISU located and blocked the vehicle on the 200-block of Alaska Place. It was the unit’s first take-down.
Police identified the suspect as 36-year-old Tyshaun Gray. He was charged with Vehicle Theft I, Indecent Exposure II, and Failure to Stop at the Direction of an Officer.