Newport News man arrested, accused of exposing himself

Posted at 12:09 PM, Aug 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-20 12:32:12-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police were called to the 600 block of Ivy Avenue in reference to a sex offense on August 19 at 8:47 a.m.

Torrey Murphy

Police were told a male with a green shirt and braids was exposing himself.

The complainant, a 52-year-old woman, stated the man exposed himself while walking up to her to ask a question.

Officers then located the suspect, 41-year-old Torrey Murphy of the 900 block of Ivy Avenue.

Murphy was placed into custody for Indecent Exposure.

In addition, Murphy was charged with Possession of Schedule I or II Drugs after cocaine was found in his possession.