Setauket, NY - October 23rd, 2013 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a Coram man who exposed himself to children on two separate occasions.
Police were called to the Target store in Medford on October 10 by a customer who reported that a male exposed himself to her eight-year-old daughter while they were shopping. The woman was able to take several pictures of the suspect before the he fled the store, located at 2975 Horseblock Road.
On October 15, police were called to the Setauket Elementary School after two 13-year-old girls observed a man masturbating in a vehicle which was parked in front of the school, located at 134 Main Street East Setauket. The girls reported that the man made eye contact with them and continued to masturbate as they walked by.
After an investigation, Sixth Squad detectives identified and arrested Ray Sanchez, 31, of 4 Summercress Lane, Coram, for both incidents.
Sanchez, who is a registered Level 2 sex offender, was charged with three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a child, Exposure of a Person, and Public Lewdness. He will be held overnight at the Sixth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on October 23.
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Incident: Man Arrested for Exposing Himself to Children on Two Separate Occasions
Location: Setauket & Medford
Date/Time: October 10, 2013 and October 15, 2013