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Police arrest Tiverton man for indecent exposure

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By Sean Cahill


A man wanted by police in two towns is captured after someone recognizes his picture on Facebook.

Police in Tiverton and Little Compton had been searching for 28–year–old Brent Poitras.

They say in the past several weeks, people reported seeing him expose himself in public.

In one incident on June 21st, he exposed himself to a bystander and someone in the Fogland beach ladies bathroom.

On June 26th, he was charged with disorderly conduct when he lunged at a 15-year-old girl riding bike on Main Road.

Police say most of the incidents were sexual in nature and escalating.

His picture was posted on the Tiverton Police department's Facebook page.

Police say 45 minutes later someone called in a tip to Little Compton Police.

Police found Poitras walking near Main Road and Anthony Way on Tiverton- Little Compton line.

Poitras is now facing charges of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct.

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