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Kelowna man accused of indecent act arrested

RCMP have arrested a Kelowna man accused of committing an indecent act in the 1900 block of Pandosy Street in the early morning hours of Sunday. Steve Beskidny/Global News

KELOWNA — Kelowna RCMP have arrested a man accused of committing an indecent act early Sunday morning.

It was shortly after 4 a.m. that police received a report of an indecent act committed in the 1900 block of Pandosy Street.

“Police have learned that a man had walked up to a woman without any pants on, that he touched himself inappropriately and then invited the woman to touch him as well,” said Cst. Jesse O’Donaghey in a press release.

O’Donaghey says the woman, a 36-year-old from Peachland, was not harmed during the encounter, adding she quickly called police and provided a detailed suspect description.

The suspect had last been seen walking north on Pandosy Street near Park Avenue.

“Police quickly attended the area and located a man matching the suspect’s description who was observed with disheveled clothing,” said O’Donaghey in the release.

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Police identified and arrested the 32-year-old Kelowna man.

“The 32-year-old Kelowna man faces potential charges of committing an indecent act,” said O’Donaghey. “He was later released from custody and is expected to appear in Court on April 11.”

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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