WESTON, FLA. (WSVN) - - Detectives in the Broward Sheriff’s Office Weston District are seeking the public’s help in identifying a voyeurism suspect caught on surveillance cameras engaging in inappropriate behavior on an enclosed home patio.

The incident occurred in the Coconuts community located at 271 Duval Court at approximately 9:10 p.m. on Monday, June 26.

7 News spoke with the neighbors around the area and they were surprised and felt alarmed.

“I was surprised because it’s a safe neighborhood, a family neighborhood,” said Morgan, a resident.

“To have this here and this is generally a quiet neighborhood, so it’s alarming,” said Anthony, a resident.

“Really gross, really gross, I mean people are crazy right now,” said Morgan.

The unidentified man was observed touching himself inappropriately while individuals were present inside the residence.

“This is very alarming. It’s very frightening and it’s potentially dangerous,” said a detective.

Upon being noticed, the suspect swiftly fled the scene on foot.

“It’s imperative that residents in that area stay very aware of their surroundings if they do have surveillance cameras to make sure they are monitoring those cameras. Make sure their doors are locked,” advised a detective. “If they see anything suspicious if they see a suspicious individual that may be lurking around in the area contact BSO.”

Carey Codd, BSO described the suspect as a male wearing business attire, including a sport coat, slacks, and dress shoes.

“This individual was wearing unusual clothing, he was wearing a sport coat, dressed pants, dress shoes, he also had slicked-back hair and a beard we are asking for people to take a close look at these pictures and see if they do recognize this individual,” said Codd.

Residents take measures to keep themselves safe by locking their doors and having to change their habits after this incident.

“It’s a safety for your family right away you know, we do try to our own due diligence in keeping the door locked,” said Anthony.

“Yeah, now I always lock the back door, watch around show me the pictures so you know, I’m looking around when I see someone by himself, to see if he could match the description,” said Morgan. “No, I have never seen him before.”

Deputy said a similar incident took place back in January, where a man was found touching inappropriate places while a woman and child were watching TV, but we don’t know if the incidents are linked.

“At this point, detectives are not certain if these cases are linked but that is something that they are investigating,” Codd.

Detective Ashley Martinez from the BSO Weston District is leading the investigation and urges anyone with information to contact her at 954-626-4009.

Additionally, members of the public can submit tips through the SaferWatch app. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or submit tips online here.

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