By: News Staff


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Police have arrested a man who was seen touching himself near a school while looking at children.

Officials say 76-year-old Steven Morgenstern of Tiverton, turned himself in today at 8 A.M. Saturday. 

Morgenstern was spotted in his vehicle by a parent picking up his child at LaSalle Academy Thursday. The parent says Morgenstern was not wearing pants and appeared to be touching himself.   

The incident was reported to the school and to police. The video of the incident, recorded by the parent, circulated through social media.  

Morgenstern is being charged with one count of disorderly conduct.

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