Man arrested after being caught masturbating on a table in a public parkBy Mason White 4:40 PM July 17, 2014
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By: Anika Rao
A man of Iowa, was arrested after he was spotted pleasuring himself in public.
Police in Iowa City, were called when 43-year-old Gerald Meyer, was seen laying on a picnic table and masturbating.
According to a criminal complaint, two witnesses reported seeing Meyer of Ellis Avenue, without clothes and masturbating on the picnic table at the Ryerson Woods Park about 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.
When witnesses confronted him, Meyer allegedly said he was “playing with himself,” police said. When police arrived, Meyer had already left. A man matching his description was seen in a van near the park.
Witnesses identified him in a lineup of six photos. Meyer was arrested and charged with indecent exposure. He was jailed and was later released.