Police: Man arrested for exposing himself to 2 women at Roosevelt Field Mall

Police say two female victims, ages 19 and 42, were approached by a male who began exposing himself and then proceeded to chase the victims.

News 12 Staff

Apr 10, 2023, 9:21 AM

Updated 408 days ago

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Police say a man has been arrested for public lewdness that occurred on Saturday in Garden City.
According to police, officers responded to Kate Spade located in the Roosevelt Field Mall for a disturbance.
Police say two female victims, ages 19 and 42, were approached by a male who began exposing himself and then proceeded to chase the victims causing them to lock themselves in the stock room.
According to police, the suspect did make several attempts to gain entry into the stock room before leaving scene. They immediately called police.
Upon police arrival, officers located Dwight Clermont, 27, and placed him under arrest without incident. 
A further investigation by police revealed Clermont had two active arrest warrants and was banned previously from the Roosevelt Field Mall.
Clermont is charged with burglary, attempted burglary, public lewdness, sexually motivated felony and attempted sexually motivated felony.
Detectives request anyone who feels as though they may have been victimized by the defendant to please contact police at 1-800-244-TIPS.


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