“A Man Exposed Himself to Me on the Red Line”

"A Man Exposed Himself to Me on the dc metro"Location: Red line (Metro) near Forest Glen stop
Time: Night (7:30pm-12am)

A young man, 20-something, slightly overweight, exposed himself in the railcar. We were the only ones in the car. He did it about 30 seconds before the Forest Glen stop an got off when the car stopped. I think he has done it before then. I did not get a picture.

I reported it the next day after looking up the number on line. The metro police recommend calling as it occurs. The police number is not posted inside the cars. I recommend Metro Police post their number inside the car to report incidents so they can be on scene in time.

Submitted 12/7/14 by Dawn Holmes.

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