Man Flashed and Touched 70-Year-Old Woman on Hamden Trail: Police

A man exposed himself to a 70-year-old woman as she was walking on a trail in Hamden on Friday afternoon and touched her with his genitalia.

The victim, a 70-year-old Hamden woman, told police she was walking on the Farmington Canal Line and when a man approached her around 1:30 p.m. and asked her for the time.

While she was checking for him, he exposed himself, touched her with his genitalia and road off on a bicycle, heading southbound on the canal line, police said.

The victim said the flasher was between 18 and 23 years old, stood around 6-foot-2 and weighed about 250 pounds. He was wearing a blue shirt and black jeans, according to police.

Anyone with information should call Det. Jomo Crawford of the Hamden Police Department Major Crimes Division at 203-230-4040.

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