LAKE CLEAR - Reports that a man exposed himself to women and children at Lake Clear Beach have prompted area law enforcement officials to launch an investigation into the matter.
New York State Police and officials from the state Department of Environmental Conservation are warning the public about a middle-aged to older white male who's been spotted several times near the outhouse at the popular Lake Clear destination.
The individual has brown hair with areas of gray, and numerous reports state the man exposed himself to women and children. In one report, the man was wearing blue shorts and a blue shirt.
Police are asking citizens to be aware of their surroundings and accompany children at all times.
State Police are receiving aide from DEC Environmental Conservation Officers, Forest Rangers and Environmental Conservation Police. Anyone with information is urged to contact State Police at 897-2000.