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CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A man is facing charges for allegedly committing lewd acts while following a child around a Costco store in Cranberry Township.

The incident happened at Costco on June 28.

David Whitten, 75, is accused of following a child “with his left hand in his pocket moving it around in an aggressive manner.”

david whitten Man, 75, Accused Of Following Child, Committing Lewd Acts Inside Costco

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An employee followed Whitten and ushered the child away when Whitten got within two feet of the child while still “moving his left hand in his pants in an aggressive manner.” Meanwhile, Whitten fled on foot.

Police caught Whitten after a foot pursuit.

He is also accused of exposing himself at a Sam’s Club in Ohio Township.

Whitten is free on $5,000 bail and will be arraigned in October.

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