Columbia Police investigate sexual misconduct in Bethel Park

Columbia Police are looking for a man who has been spotted masturbating in a public park.

On Sept. 10, two teenage girls were walking home from school when they spotted a man masturbating in his SUV at Bethel Park and notified police.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his early-to-mid 20's with dark hair. He was wearing a white t-shirt at the time. His SUV was only described as white.

On Aug. 30, a park ranger was dispatched to Bethel Park in reference to a man masterbating in the park. The suspect had the same description.

This investigation is ongoing. The Columbia Police Department has informed the Columbia Public School District of these incidents.

If anyone has information on these incidents or observes this kind of behavior, contact Columbia Police at (573) 442-6131.