Police: Jersey City man arrested for flashing Bayonne woman who was walking her dogs


A Jersey City man was arrested early yesterday evening for flashing a Bayonne woman who was walking her dogs, police said.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Azeez Powell, 40, of Jersey City, was charged with lewdness, according to Police Capt. Eric Amato.

Powell was taken into custody around 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 October 2nd.

On October 2nd, at approximately 6:35 a.m., a female victim reported that while walking her dogs in the area of 5th Street and Newman Avenue, a man, later identified as Powell, approached her from behind.

As the man passed her, he stopped, faced the victim, and proceeded to expose himself to her before fleeing 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, authorities said.