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Midland police arrest man believed to have exposed himself to joggers

Police believe the suspect involved in these incidents was driving this white car.
Police believe the suspect involved in these incidents was driving this white car.(Midland Police Department)
Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 9:24 AM CST
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MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - Leonel Alexis Valenzuela Moreno, 22, has been arrested, according to a post made on the Midland Police Department’s social media page.

Police did not specify exactly what charges Moreno faces, only posting that police received a call about a white Chrysler vehicle believed to be connected to a previously reported suspicious incident. The department said Moreno was contacted in the Greentree area, taken to MPD for questioning and arrested for “other charges”.

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Police in Midland are on the lookout for a Hispanic man in his mid-20s who has exposed himself to several female joggers.

According to the Midland Police Department, the incidents have happened in the area of Champions Drive and Tradewinds.

Police are also investigating a separate incident possibly involving the same suspect who approached a woman who was jogging and grabbed her from behind, trying to take her clothes off. This incident happened in the Grassland Estates area.

Police received another call Thursday of a Hispanic man following a woman while she was jogging before getting out of his car and approaching her on foot.

The woman was able to jump into a UPS truck and took a photo of the suspect’s vehicle.

This incident happened near the corner of Green Tree Boulevard and Rustic Trail.

Anyone with information on the driver of the vehicle shown above is asked to call MPD’s non-emergency line at (432) 685-7108.

UPDATE 11/20/2020 5:50pm: Leonel Alexis Valenzuela Moreno (22 years of age) was contacted this morning in Greentree area...

Posted by Midland Police Department on Thursday, November 19, 2020

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