Chicago cops hunting man responsible for ‘indecent acts’ in Lakeview

Chicago police are trying to track down a man responsible for committing a series of indecent acts in Lakeview during October and November of last year. CPD only released a community alert about the man on Tuesday evening, more than three months after the most recent incident.

Chicago police say this man committed “acts of public indecency” in Lakeview last October and November. | Chicago Police Department

Details about what the man did are sketchy, but Chicago police released a surveillance image and the video shared below along with the alert.

According to CPD, the man approached residences and “committed an act of public indecency” in the 3700 block of North Clifton. The accompanying video shows the man ringing a doorbell and looking directly at a doorbell camera. Another portion of the video shows him walking down a gangway into a backyard, then circling back the other way.

Police said the incidents occurred between October 28 and November 19.

If you have information about the man, contact Area Three detectives at 312-744-0570 regarding case #JF-485730

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