Somerset County Officials announced the arrest of Shuai Shen, age 54, Princeton, in relation to an incident of indecent exposure which occurred on Saturday, October 1, in the area of an educational facility located in Montgomery Township.
Summerset officials stated on Saturday, October 1, 2022, a juvenile victim reported to the Montgomery Police Department that an unknown male pulled down his pants and exposed himself to her as she was walking by him in an undisclosed educational facility in Montgomery Township.
According to Montgomery Police, the juvenile victim was subsequently interviewed by detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit.
As a result of this investigation, Shuai Shen was identified as a possible suspect.
On Saturday, October 8, while conducting a surveillance detail at the educational facility, officers from the Montgomery Police Department observed Shen arrive and enter the facility wearing similar clothes to what he was wearing on October 1.
Officilas said, Shen was observed entering the facility and then exiting a few minutes later. At this point, Montgomery Police officers approached Shen, placed him in custody without incident, and transported him to the Montgomery Police Department.
Officials stated that as a result of this investigation, defendant Shen was charged with 3rd-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child and 4th-degree Lewdness.
Defendant Shen was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing in this matter.