Man accused of exposing himself to woman walking her dog at Middle Island nature preserve

The incident happened on July 20 at Prosser Pines Nature Preserve.

News 12 Staff

Jul 26, 2023, 9:49 AM

Updated 302 days ago

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Police say a man has been arrested for committing a lewd act at a Middle Island nature preserve.
According to police, a woman was walking her dog on a path in Prosser Pines Nature Preserve located on Middle Island Road on July 20 when a man stepped out from behind a tree, exposed himself and committed a lewd act around 8:45 a.m.
Following an investigation by detectives, Charles Hardy was arrested at his home on July 25 at 9:17 p.m.
Hardy, 28, of Middle Island, was charged with public lewdness.
Anyone who believes they may also be a victim of Hardy is asked to call 631-852-8752. 


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