Man Accused of Exposing Himself to Teen Girls

MAPLEWOOD, Mo. (KMOX) — A 48 year-old man is charged with indecent exposure after he was caught masturbating on his front porch Tuesday.

Police say Kenneth Gooch exposed himself and masturbated in front of two 16-year-old girls as they were walking by Maplewood High School.

Gooch was charged with second-degree indecent exposure and three counts of sexual misconduct.

According to police, Gooch had exposed himself to the girls a week earlier. They told their parents but did not contact police. After the second incident the police were called and Gooch was arrested.

He is currently being held on $15,000 bail.


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