Yesterday, WFAA reported on some sex crimes that have been happening in Dallas—a man in a car exposing himself to teenage girls and attempting to assault them on three reported occasions, and they very carefully reported the description of this dangerous offender:
The first incidentSo, yes, the suspect's Honda Accord (seen at the top of the page) is described as dark-colored once and black twice. But the suspect...? No color at all.
On May 26, a 17-year-old girl was walking to school in the 1000 block of Hutchins at about 9 a.m. when police say a man assaulted her, possibly trying to kidnap her. The victim broke free and the suspect got away in a newer model dark-colored car.
The suspect was described as being 25 to 30 years old, 5'6" and 185 pounds. He was wearing a navy blue hoodie and jeans.
The second incident
At about 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 14, a 16-year-old girl says she was walking home in the 3500 block of Blue Ridge Drive, behind the Zion Apostolic Temple Church, when someone started running toward her. When she turned around she saw a man with his genitals exposed. She ran away and called police.
The victim saw a newer model 4-door black vehicle in the area when the incident took place. The suspect is described as 25-30 years old, 5'9" and 190 pounds, with a short beard. He was wearing a dark grey Polo-type of shirt.
The third incident
On Dec. 2 at about 6:30 p.m., two girls, ages 14 and 17, were walking home in the 1000 block of Hutchins when a man got out of a vehicle and chased them while wearing only a shirt and exposing his genitals.
The suspect is described as 25-30 years old, 6'0" and 200 pounds. His vehicle was described as a black newer model, 4-door car, possibly a Honda Accord.
DPD looking for suspect in string of child indecency crimes, December 11, 2015
Here's DPD's official description of the man, from the three incidents, with emphasis added:
The first offense occurred on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at approximately 9:00 am, when a 17 year old female, while walking to school in the 1000 block of Hutchins, was assaulted by an unknown male, possibly with the intent to abduct her. The victim was able to free herself and the suspect fled the location in a newer model dark colored vehicle. The suspect is described as a black male, 25 to 30 years old, 5’6”, and 185 pounds. The suspect was wearing a navy blue hoodie and blue jeans. This offense was reported on case number 118721-2015.Here's video of the press conference:
The second incident occurred on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at approximately 4:30 pm, when a 16 year old female was walking home in the 3500 Block of Blue Ridge Drive. The victim was walking behind the Zion Apostolic Temple Church when she walked past a black, 4-door, newer model vehicle that was parked on a dirt road behind the church. The victim continued to walk across the soccer field at Doris Berry Park when she heard someone running towards her. When the victim turned around she saw a black male wearing only a t-shirt with his genitals exposed. The female ran from the location and police were notified. The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 years old, light skinned, short beard, 5”9”, 190 pounds. The Suspect was wearing a dark grey Polo type shirt. This offense was reported on Case Number 239132-2015.
The latest incident occurred on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at approximately 6:30 pm. A 14 year old female and her 17 year old female friend were walking home from school in the 1000 block of Hutchins when they were approached by an unknown male suspect. This suspect exited a vehicle at the location wearing only a shirt and chased the two victims while exposing his genitals.
The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 years old, 6’0”, 200 pounds, wearing a white shirt. The suspect’s vehicle is described as a newer model, 4 door, black, possible Honda Accord. Press Conference: Community Awareness – Indecency With a Child DPD Beat, December 11, 2015
So the thin blue line of the Dallas Police Department is asking for "community awareness" of the threat of a specific black male sexual predator—and WFAA is saying "Awareness? Not if we can help it!"