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Police looking for North Portland flashing suspects

Police are looking for two men who has been exposing themselves to children near North Portland schools.

According to police, two flashing incidents occurred on Wednesday and Friday of last week. In both cases, the suspects were in a car.

In the Nov. 20 case, a man exposed himself to two 14-year-old girls while asking for directions at George Park, located at North Fessenden Street and Burr Avenue.

The suspect in that incident was described as white, 20s to 30s, 5-foot-10, 150 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes, wearing a red jacket and white shirt. The vehicle was described as a silver Ford, Chevy or Toyota.

In the Nov. 22 incident, a man with a similar description exposed himself to a 12-year-old girl as she was walking home from the Astor School. The victim told police she was walking near Van Houten Avenue and Lombard Street when a man in a car stopped and asked her for directions while exposing himself. She ran from the car and the suspect drove away.

The suspect in the second incident was described as Hispanic, 32 to 36 years old with short brown hair. He was driving a silver or bronze colored older Honda with pop-up headlights.

Meanwhile, the principal of Sitton Elementary School told police that on Tuesday, Nov. 19, a man had followed some young girls near the school, which is at 9930 N. Smith St.

Anyone who sees the suspect should call 911.