North Haven police arrested a 55-year-old man after a woman walking through a business parking lot with her 4-year-old child saw the man masturbating in his car, police said.
The woman reported to police at 5:30 p.m. on Friday that she saw the man lying back in the driver's seat of his vehicle with his genitalia exposed while he was parked right in front of the Washington Avenue business she was going into, police said. it happened near Blakeslee Avenue, according to police.
Officers identified the man as 55-year-old Ralph Capasso and arrested him on Jan. 8.
They charged him with breach of peace and public indecency.
Capasso is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court Jan. 21.