Niagara police have arrested a man after an indecent act in Welland.
Police say officers responded to Merritt Island Aug. 4 at 9:24 a.m. after receiving reports of a man sitting at a picnic table masturbating.
Witnesses told officers the man was visible to people walking on the canal path and children playing at a nearly jungle gym.
52-year-old Brian Laramee from Welland is charged with committing and indecent act in a public place.
Laramee has been held for a bail hearing which is scheduled to take place today.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead investigator at 905-688-4111, option #3, extension #1009256.