Redwood City man arrested for indecent exposure

REDWOOD CITY (KRON)---The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office arrested a 27-year-old man after he was accused of masturbating in the parking lot of a Redwood City apartment complex Wednesday afternoon.

The incident was reported at 12:15 p.m. at an complex on the 200 block of Dumbarton Avenue.

When deputies arrived, they found a man matching the caller's description in the parking lot and detained him.

Someone identified the man detained by police as the one who was masturbating.

The suspect has been identified as Julio Franco, 27, of Redwood City and was on probation in San Mateo County.

Franco was arrested for indecent exposure and violating a parole violation at the San Mateo County Maguire Correctional Facility .

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Lisandro Lopez at: (650) 363-4055 or e-mail him at:

People can also leave an anonymous tip at 1-800-547-2700.

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