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Jersey City man charged with lewdness in Bayonne

He allegedly exposed himself to a woman

A Jersey City man was charged with lewdness after allegedly exposing himself to a woman in Bayonne, according to the Bayonne Police Department.

Azeez Powell, 40, was taken into custody at approximately 5:40 p.m. from the area of 5th Street and Avenue C., under the authority of a warrant issued for his arrest stemming from an incident reported on Oct. 2, police said.

On Oct. 2 at 6:35 a.m., a female reported that a male, later identified as Powell, approached her from behind while she was walking her dogs in the area of 5th Street and Newman Avenue.

As the male passed her, he stopped and faced the victim. He allegedly proceeded to expose himself to her, according to authorities.

The actor allegedly fled the scene. An investigation conducted by the Bayonne Police Detective Bureau led to Powell being positively identified as the actor, and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

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