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"Thong Bandit" spied, sought in Denver

The DNA of an unknown woman was on a pair of thong underwear found with Brianna Denison's body along with the DNA of the serial rapist who kidnapped and strangled the 19-year-old college student, Reno police said Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008, video still, The Early Show. CBS

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(CBS/DENVER) - Police in Denver would like the public's help locating a man they call the "Thong Bandit" - although he's not really stealing anything so much as he's revealing everything.

CBS Denver reports that police say since July there have been multiple reports of a male wearing thong underwear, running and exposing himself, and "self-stimulating" in North Denver.

The man has mostly been observed in alleys.

He's described as a white or Hispanic male, 25 to 35, and 5-foot-8 to 6 feet tall. He's approximately 140 to 170 pounds with a slim build and dark hair.

Police said the suspect has been seen with a beard and glasses, and usually carries his pants or shorts in his hands.

And he's usually wearing a thong.

  • Barry Leibowitz

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