Ocean Township Police have announced the arrest of an Asbury Park man who is accused of exposing himself to a woman walking through Joe Palaia Park last week.

Through their on-scene investigation on July 21, around 6:29 pm, police learned from the female victim that the man exposed himself as she was walking on a path in the park.

When police placed him under arrest, the man was identified as 33-year-old Sergio Lopez-Sanchez of Asbury Park who was then charged with Lewdness and Harassment.

(Photo Courtesy: Ocean Township Police Department, Monmouth County)
(Photo Courtesy: Ocean Township Police Department, Monmouth County)
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Police also learned that Sergio Lopez-Sanchez operates a white Ford work van.

Following his arrest and processing at police headquarters, Sergio Lopez-Sanchez was released on a criminal summons, police said, pending a future court appearance.

However, Ocean Township Police believe this was not an isolated incident but that Sergio Lopez-Sanchez may have been involved in other similar incidents of indecent exposure on his behalf.

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If you have any information that can help in the investigation or if you were a victim or experienced any similar incidents yourself involving Sergio Lopez-Sanchez, you're asked to call Ocean Township Police Detective Christopher Clune at (732) 531-1800 extension 2242.

Ocean Township Police have released the photos in this article to assist in the ongoing investigation.

(Photo Courtesy: Ocean Township Police Department, Monmouth County)
(Photo Courtesy: Ocean Township Police Department, Monmouth County)
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"The Ocean Township Police Department would also like to remind township residents to remain vigilant at all times and always be aware of your surroundings in order to identify suspicious behavior and prevent potential criminal activity."

There was a similar incident involving a different person in a different town when a Lakewood Township man was arrested and charged for exposing his genitals outside of a Walmart in Brick Township.

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