Man Exposed Himself to Teen at Library in West Hartford: Police

2016 Mug Shot Anthony Lawrence
West Hartford Police

West Hartford police have arrested a 29-year-old Hartford man who is accused of exposing himself to a teenage girl at the library.

The victim, a 17-year-old girl, told police that a man began hovering around her and acting strange when she was at the Noah Webster Library just before 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, then he exposed his genitals to her and made lewd movements, then left the library, police said.

An officer responded on a bicycle and detained found a man matching the description that was broadcast Farmington Avenue and Raymond Road and detained Anthony Lawrence.

Police said the teen identified him as the person who exposed himself.

Lawrence was charged with public indecency and second-degree breach of peace.

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