12 men arrested following investigation at Utica park
UTICA, N.Y. -- 12 men face charges following an investigation into sexual activity at a Utica park.
Police say they received numerous complaints of men engaging in sexual acts in Roscoe Conkling Park. According to investigators, the men also often propositioned people passing by while exposing themselves. An undercover officer was sent to the park, and police say the officer was approached a number of times by men who exposed themselves and grabbed the officer in a sexual manner.
The men arrested range in age from 47 to 79 years old. They faces charges ranging from exposure and public lewdness to harassment and forcible touching.