VicPD Cruiser Downtown

A man has been arrested after parents reported he performed an indecent act in a public park around children yesterday.

The incident occurred just before 3 p.m., on Wednesday July 6th, at a playground in the 2100-block of Quadra Street near Crystal Pool.

Officers were called after receiving reports a man had performed an indecent act while talking to children. 

According to officers, the man was asking children to play with him before parents intervened and called police. 

When police arrived, parents pointed the man out to them. 

He was arrested without incident and transported to cells where he was later released with a future court date and conditions. 

He faces recommended charges of committing an indecent act and is not permitted to attend parks or playgrounds. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident who has not yet spoken with officers is asked to contact the VicPD at (250) 995-7654.

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