Police arrest parolee for exposing himself to young children

PAW PAW, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police have arrested a man accused of exposing himself to young children in Van Buren County.

A complaint led Paw Paw police to Richard Crawford.

They say he had contact with two separate groups of children and exposed himself to both.

With help from the victims and their parents, officers were able to find and arrest Crawford.

He is a registered sex offender, and on parole out of Van Buren County.

Crawford is being held on a parole violation, and was arrested for indecent exposure by a sexually delinquent person, and accosting a child for immoral purposes.

His bond is set at $50,000.