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Cops: Lakehurst Man Fondled Himself in Front of Children

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Richard Davis (Photo: OCPO)
Richard Davis (Photo: OCPO)

Police have charged a Lakehurst man with two counts each of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child after investigating a complaint stating the man touched himself inappropriately near two children.

Richard Davis, 66, of Lakehurst, is lodged in the Ocean County Jail pending a detention hearing. According to a statement from prosecutors, Lakehurst Police were contacted Aug. 20 by a concerned parent regarding an adult male touching himself inappropriately in front of his two children who were playing in their yard at their residence in Lakehurst.

The ensuing investigation by the Lakehurst Police Department identified Davis as the suspect. He was subsequently arrested and charged, and transported to the jail.

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