Police searching for man who allegedly committed lewd acts in front of woman, minor

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Overland Park police are asking for the public’s help finding a man they said committed lewd acts in front of a woman and a minor in two separate incidents.

Police said in both incidents, than man approached the female, made sexual remarks, and then committed a lewd act.

The first happened on May 4 around 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot of the Lifetime Fitness at 6800 W 138th St.

The second incident involved a minor and happened on the same day around 5:45 p.m. at 144th Street and Horton.

Both victims described the man as white, 35 years old, with slicked back or spiked hair, and facial hair. He is believed to be driving a dark gray Mercedes SUV, pictured above.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Overland Park Police Department at 913-344-8732.

Lifetime Fitness said in a statement they are cooperating with the police's investigation and that it will continue to work to provide a safe environment for its patrons.

As a company committed to delivering safe and respectful environments, we were alarmed to learn of the reported incident in our parking lot and separate incident later in the day, not on our property. Upon learning of the situation we worked with the member and immediately cooperated with local authorities on their investigation and continue to do so. We have a variety of safety precautions in place, including offering security escorts upon request for members leaving our building and following communication protocols from authorities. We will work vigorously to continue providing our members with a safe and secure environment.

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