The Public Information Office reports the arrest of an Amityville man for Public Lewdness that occurred on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at 10:20 am in East Garden City.
According to police, Officers responded to Kate Spade located in the Roosevelt Field Mall 630 Old Country Road for a disturbance. Two female victims, ages 19 and 42, were approached by a male who began exposing himself and then proceeded to chase the victims causing them to lock themselves in the stock room. The subject did make several attempts to gain entry into the stock room before leaving scene. They immediately called police.
Upon police arrival, officers located Dwight Clermont, 27, of 9 Watkins Terrace and placed him under arrest without incident. A further investigation by police revealed Defendant Clermont had two active arrest warrants and was banned previously from the Roosevelt Field Mall.
Defendant Dwight Clermont is charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree, Public Lewdness, Sexually Motivated Felony and Attempted Sexually Motivated Felony. He will be arraigned on Sunday, April 9, 2023, at First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Detectives request anyone who feels as though they may have been victimized by the defendant to please contact police at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.