Manatee deputies look for man who exposed himself to girl, 16

MANATEE -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is looking for the person who exposed himself to a 16-year-old girl in a shopping center parking lot on Wednesday, according to a news release.

The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the east parking lot of College Plaza, located in the 3500 block of 53rd Avenue West. The sheriff's office learned of the incident Thursday, according to the report.

The girl was walking in the parking lot when the suspect approached her and exposed himself. The suspect didn't say anything to the victim during the incident, according to the news release.

The suspect was described as being 18 years old, standing 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He was wearing baggy blue shorts, a white T-shirt and black sneakers.

Anyone with information on the incident can call the sheriff's office at 941-747-3011.