KISSIMMEE – The Loop Shopping Centers are known for providing Kissimmee area residents with options for shopping, dining and catching the latest movies.
On Thursday, though, the outdoor mall on John Young Parkway was the scene of some kinky drama when a man got arrested – for exposing himself to the employees of Famous Footwear.
Juan Miguel Concepcion, 21, of 1914 Michigan Court, Kissimmee, was later found in neighboring Polk County, and arrested by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and placed into the Polk County Jail. He had been chased by law enforcement after Osceola County detectives obtained a misdemeanor warrant for Exposure of Sexual Organs.
Twis Lizasuain, public information officer for the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, noted in her report that around 11:30 a.m. on July 10, Osceola Sheriff’s deputies got a call from workers at the mall, who reported a young man exposing himself.
When deputies got to the scene, a woman told them she had been leaving
the Ross Department Store when she noticed a man — later identified as Concepcion — in the parking lot, “pacing and staring at her,” Lizasuain wrote. “She rushed to her car and as she was driving away, she noticed he was exposing himself.”
The woman drove to Famous Footwear, then went inside to report what was happening in the parking lot.
“She told the store employee who looked out the window and saw Concepcion, partially exposed, walking by the store,” Lizasuain wrote, adding that a second employees also noticed Concepcion outside the window revealing more than the women wanted to see.
Deputies found Concepcion and interviewed him, and he denied showing his privates to the women.
However, Lizasuain noted that he confessed to deputies that he’d “been a suspect in a similar incident in Miami,” Lizasuain noted.
Concepcion was released, and deputies handed the case over to the criminal investigations division. A further investigation revealed that Concepcion did indeed have a history of generating these types of complaints: he was a suspect in a similar public exposure incident that happened last April at Panera Bread at The Loop. In that case, the sheirff’s office noted, the victim declined to prosecute.
However, based on the witness statements and information about similar cases, detectives got the warrant for Concepcion’s arrest.
He will be extradited to Osceola County.
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