Man Seen Peeping Through Window, Touching Self at San Leandro Elementary School

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    A suspicious man was seen standing in the hallway of a San Leandro elementary school Wednesday, peering into a window while touching himself, police said.

    The suspicious man was seen around 1:25 p.m. by a student's guardian at Dayton Elementary School, according to Lt. Richard DeCosta.

    The subject was seen in the main hallway, looking through a window that looked on to a patio next to a kindergarten classroom. He had his hand down his pants was moving it in a way that made it look as if he was masturbating, DeCosta said.

    When the man realized the witness had seen him, he immediately walked off campus and the witness notified the principal.

    It is not clear whether the subject was a parent or guardian connected to a student. No students or faculty members were harmed during the incident.

    The subject is described as a Hispanic male, 58-65 years old, wearing a red windbreaker with black sleeves, black pants with a thin white stripe on the side and a black baseball cap.

    The case is under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to call San Leandro police at 510-577-3230 or the anonymous tip line at 510-577-3278. Anonymous tips can also be made by texting SFPD and the tip to 847411 or on the department's web site.