BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A 19-year-old is facing obscenity charges after allegedly exposing himself near the LSU Lakes.
According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 19-year-old Brandon Franklin was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Task Force in West Baton Rouge Parish on Wednesday. Franklin was initially placed in custody in West Baton Rouge but was transferred to the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Friday.
LSU Lakes area residents were alerted to reports of a man accused of exposing himself and grabbing a walker’s backside by police last week. Police have previously said that investigators believe there could be more than one suspect.
BRPD said that Franklin could face additional charges.
Police said this is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information relating to the investigation can contact Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.