Police are investigating reports of a man exposing himself to children. (Photo: davidsonscott15, Flickr)

Police are investigating multiple reports about a while male exposing himself to children while they are playing outside.

Here’s the information CPD sent out.

The suspect is described as a white male, 20 to 40 years old with reddish hair. The suspect has been seen in a newer model black or dark blue truck, possibly a Chevy Z71 pickup full bed 4-door or a Chevy king cab.


Additional details reported include “4×4” in red somewhere along the side of the truck and a Georgia tag with possible damage on the rear of the bed.

Four incidents have been reported to Chattanooga Police from March 17, 2018 to May 1, 2018. All reported incidents occurred from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and three of the four incidents occurred on a weekday.

In the first two incidents the male tried to coerce the children to go with him to his truck.

In two incidents it was reported the male exposed himself to the kids.

The incident locations are: 2200 block of East 12th St., 1200 block Sholar Ave., 3000 block 13th Ave., and ​100 block Ochs Highway.

CPD is reminding parents and guardians to be vigilant and speak with children about the dangers of talking to strangers and to immediately contact police if you observe anything suspicious. See Something, Say Something.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding any of these incidents to call 423-698-2525 or submit an anonymous tip to the Chattanooga PD mobile app.