Police search for man who exposed himself inside Massapequa church

Parishioners at a Massapequa church say they are shocked and disgusted after a man exposed himself inside the chapel.Police say that at around 1 p.m.

MASSAPEQUA - Parishioners at a Massapequa church say they are shocked and disgusted after a man exposed himself inside the chapel.

Police say that at around 1 p.m. today the suspect exposed himself to an elderly woman who was praying inside the chapel at Our Lady of Lourdes.

They say a worker inside the church heard the woman scream and ran after the suspect, but could not catch him.

Investigators say they are still looking for the man and are urging residents to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-8477 with any information about the case.

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