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Search for Suspect Who Exposed Himself to Minor in Oceanside

Police said the incident appears to be isolated.

Oceanside police (OPD) are searching for a man who exposed himself to an 8-year-old girl in the parking lot of her apartment complex. 

The incident happened Tuesday at approximately 4 p.m. at the apartment complex where the young girl lives with her family, on the 100 block of Avenida Descanso in Oceanside. 

A man approached the woman, asking her if she had seen a dog, police said. When she said she had not seen a dog, the man exposed his genitals to her, police said. 

The victim ran off to her apartment and told her mother. 

The suspect was last seen entering a black pickup truck and driving away. Police did not have a clear, distinct description of the suspect. 

Police said the incident appears to be isolated. No other information was immediately available.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Oceanside Police Detective Steve Stracke at (760) 435-4703.

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