Police are warning residents about reports of an exposer along the Alum Creek Trail, running from I-270 to Alum Creek Park.
A bicyclist called 911 when she came across a strange man last month along the bike path.
“He exposed himself to somebody riding a bike. They ended up catching him and charging him with public indecency,” explained Lt. Tracey Myers, Westerville Police.
The police report graphically details what happened that day in September. The woman saw the man fondling himself while watching a young girl in the park. He covered up when he saw someone was watching.
Police say the man they arrested along the bike path is no stranger to them. It is Andre Foster's second arrest for public indecency on the path since May.
That has police somewhat concerned.
“As people go along, sometimes the thrill is not as near as what it was before so they up the ante a little bit. It's not saying that that's going to happen in this case, but in previous cases, that's what happens when they get a little more brazen about that they're going to do,” said Myers.
Westerville Police want people who use the bike path to keep their eyes open and call if they see anyone, or anything, suspicious.
About 50 volunteers who take part in Path Watch are patrolling the area, looking for criminal activity and helping bikers who break down.
Officials say the volunteer block watch for the bike path will help keep it safe.