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West Shore RCMP have arrested a 52-year-old man after he was caught masturbating on a bus.

At around 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, several people on the upper deck of the BC Transit bus in question witnessed the indecent act and reported it to the bus operator who, in turn, called 911.

“The suspect departed the bus near the 6 Mile Pub prior to police attendance,” said Cpl. Chris Dovell in a statement.

“Fortunately, several witnesses were able to keep an eye the suspect and provided a detailed description to investigators.”

The suspect, 52-year-old Patrick Gerald Cluney was soon located and arrested by police without incident.

Cluney has appeared in Western Communities Provincial Court in Colwood and been charged with ‘committing indecent act in public place’.

He is scheduled to appear in court again on September 17.

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