West Columbia man charged with exposing himself to a woman in a Target parking lot, police say

West Columbia man charged with exposing himself to a woman in a Target parking lot, police say

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - The Lexington Police Department says they’ve arrested a man who allegedly exposed himself and masturbated in front of a woman in a store parking lot.

Police say, Dale Becker, 39, of West Columbia, has been charged with indecent exposure for the incident that happened in the Lexington Pavillion parking lot, located in the 5100 block of Sunset Boulevard, on Nov. 24.

The victim says around 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 24, she saw Becker driving up and down the parking lot near the Target store in that shopping center. She says when Becker spotted her in sitting inside of her car, he parked nearby.

She then told police that she was Becker lift himself out of the vehicle’s seat to show her his penis and that he was masturbating. He then opened the door and continued his lewd act, police say.

The victim drove away from the location and immediately called the police.

After an investigation, police arrested Becker on Dec. 1 on an indecent exposure warrant. He was taken to the Lexington County Detention Center and was given a $2,000 bond and ordered not to contact the victim.

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