By Neil H. Dempsey
---- — SALEM — Police say a man exposed himself to a woman as she walked on Lafayette Street on Wednesday night.
Officers received a report of the incident about 10:30 p.m. The woman said she had been walking near Holly Street when a white man in dark sweatpants and a dark hooded sweatshirt exposed himself to her.
The suspect was additionally described as being about 5-foot 10 and in his 30s, with facial hair.
Police searched the area but were unable to locate him.
Earlier in the day, Peabody police received a report of a male exposing himself in aisle 14 of the Shaw’s grocery store at the Northshore Mall. An officer checked the area outside the store but was unable to locate the suspect.
An officer planned to review video footage of the incident.