Police Investigate Indecent Exposure Incident Inside Business

Smithfield Police are searching for a man who exposed himself to female employees inside a business.

Around 1:40pm Saturday, police said a man entered Burkes Outlet at 1229 North Brightleaf Boulevard. He then exposed himself to two female employees and remained inside the store.  Other store staff members began to confront the man but he fled out the front door.

Police Captain R. Sheppard said the suspect was a young black male, 5 foot 5, 110 pounds.  Police are working to obtain video surveillance footage from the store and other surrounding businesses in an attempt to identify the suspect.  No injuries were reported.