(Thetis Lake/Photo by JackFlash.Photography)

West Shore RCMP have arrested a 22-year-old man for exposing his genitals in a public place.

According to police, the man was walking along the main trail inside Thetis Lake Regional Park while revealing himself at around 2 p.m. on April 18th.

A witness who saw the man near the first bridge in the park called police and added that the suspect was walking in an area where a family with young children may have been privy to the indecent act.

Officers were able to find and arrest the suspect after the witness provided a detailed description of him.

They are now asking anyone else who may have witnessed the incident to come forward and speak to police.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man standing approximately 5’8″ tall, wearing a blue plaid jacket, black hoodie, black pants, and was walking a dog at the time.

“We have not been able to identify the family who were in the area at the time and may have witnessed this crime,” said Cst. Nancy Saggar.

“If you were witness to this crime we are asking you to come forward and speak to police.”

Witnesses can call West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264.