Women terrorized by naked man

December 30, 2008 8:54:24 PM PST
Police are investigating two incidents in which a naked man terrorized local women.One incident happened in Middletown Township, the other in Springfield Township.

The victim in Middletown Township couldn't believe what she was seeing.

"Am I asleep, am I dreaming this?" said Deborah Mitchell of Middletown Twp.

But, she wasn't dreaming.

The man she saw standing outside her front window at 6:15 a.m. Monday while working on her computer was real.

"I hear a knock at my window. I look over at my window and there's a man standing there with a black ski mask, but naked," Mitchell said.

She says the young man stood there for at least 45 seconds, making sexually explicit gestures at her. During that time, she says, she was too stunned to scream. Finally she did, which woke up her son, Ryan.

"I kind of laughed about it, but it's kind of creepy," Ryan said. "It's a little cold to be doing that, too."

The Mitchell's live on Willow Avenue in Middletown Township. In the early morning hours this quiet street was pitch dark. It's possible, police say, the naked man had been lurking, waiting until a light inside one of the homes came on.

"I just didn't know what to expect. Does he have a gun? Does he plan on coming in the front door?" Deborah Mitchell said.

The naked man ran away.

Four hours later, in Springfield Township, which is about 45 miles away, a similar incident took place, but this one involved a car.

The man approached a young woman walking on Winding Road near Mink Road.

"That individual then got out of his vehicle wearing a black ski mask, not wearing any clothing, and exposed himself to the lone female," said Chief Mark Laudenslager of Springfield Twp. Police.

He then waved to her and then got back into his car, a silver Kia Sorrento.

In both cases, the description of the man is the same: A young white man, slender, with a well-toned body, about 6 feet tall with a noticeable tan line.

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