Sioux Falls Police Make Arrest in String of Indecent Exposure Reports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a string of indecent exposure incidents over the past week.

22-year-old Carl William Ryckman was arrested on three indecent exposure charges Wednesday afternoon and is being held on a $10,000 bond.

Police say the first incident was reported on Sunday in the area of 23rd Street and Spring Avenue. Police received two more similar reports on Monday in the areas of 35th Street and Lyndale Avenue, and 31st Street and Jefferson Avenue.

Police say women walking in these areas reported that a man in a red vehicle stopped them to ask for directions and was masturbating when they approached the vehicle.

The women in the first and third incidents were able to get the vehicle’s license plate number, which led to Ryckman’s arrest.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Authorities say they are investigating three similar indecent exposure incidents all reported within 48 hours of each other in Sioux Falls.

Police say the first incident was reported on Sunday in the area of 23rd Street and Spring Avenue. A woman was walking in the area when a man in a vehicle described as a red Jeep Grand Cherokee pulled up to her and asked her for directions. Police say the woman reported that the man was masturbating when she approached the vehicle.

Police say they have received two more similar reports on Monday in the areas of 35th Street and Lyndale Avenue, and 31st Street and Jefferson Avenue. Police say women walking in these areas reported that a man in a red vehicle stopped them to ask for directions and was masturbating.

The man is described as a white male in his 2os with facial hair. The first woman was able to get the vehicle’s license plate number on Sunday. Police say they have not located the vehicle but that they know who the vehicle is registered to.

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