Thomasville Police Urge Park Goers to be on the Look-Out

By: Donnitra Gilbert Email
By: Donnitra Gilbert Email

Officers said this isn't the first time an incident like this has happened. The first one taking place about a year ago but the latest took place earlier this month prompting police to conduct an investigation.

"I think it's disgusting and I hope they get rid of him," said Thomasville Resident Susan Knisely.

Thomasville Police said the incident took place at Cherokee Lake Park a place where residents like Dina Hamby brings two children she baby-sits out to play.

"It limits when you want to come here it makes you not want to come here," said Thomasville Resident Dina Hamby.

Police Reports say a few weeks ago, two women were walking in the park and noticed a man exposing himself ... Police said the two women ran to the police department located right next to the park to file a report.

Thomasville Resident Susan Knisely said she brings her grandchild out to play and says she's surprised something like this happened.

"She loves the park we let her come out and swing I think I'd just put her in the car and leave and call the police," said Knisely.

Officers said the suspect is described as a slender black male last seen wearing a band-aid on his face and wearing a black coat.

Cherokee Lake is still a safe place for residents to walk around and to bring they're children to," said Thomasville Police Public Information Officer Lt. Eric Hampton.

But Officers are urging people to report any suspicious activities while investigations continues.

Officers said they are continuously patrolling the area looking for suspicious activity.


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