Southington teen arrested for indecency in park near girls lacrosse practice

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SOUTHINGTON – A teen was arrested on public indecency charges after police said he exposed himself repeatedly near a group of children.

On Monday at 6:37 p.m., Southington Police arrested Timothy Delaney,18 of Southington, and charged him with  Public Indecency, Breach of Peace and Risk of Injury to a Minor.

Police were called to Panthorn Park on Burritt Street for reports that someone walked out from behind a privacy wall near the restroom several times and pulled his shorts down and expose and fondle his genitals.

Police said at the time there were 30 girls between 9 and 12-years-old girls practicing on the lacrosse field within 40 feet from the restrooms in addition to family members and other park goers nearby.

Delaney appeared in court Tuesday.