An 18-year-old man exposed himself to girls on a lacrosse field in Southington on Monday night and fondled himself, according to police.
Police responded to Panthorn Park on Burritt Street just after 6:30 p.m. on Monday after someone reported public indecency and witnesses said Timothy Delaney, 18, of Southington, exposed himself to around 30 9- to 12-year-old girls who were around 40 feet away.
He walked out from behind a privacy wall near the restroom several times, pulled his shorts down, exposed himself and fondled his genitals, police said.
In addition to the girls, several family members and other people were nearby.
Delaney was arrested and charged with public indecency, second-degree breach of peace and risk of injury to a minor.
He was processed, held on a $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 11.