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Man Arrested For Indecency With A Child, Attempted Abduction

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Dallas Police announced Monday arrest of Tyler Gale on 4 counts of indecency with a child and one count of attempted abduction.

Gale was arrested while at work.  He's a sanitation worker for the city of Mesquite.

Police had identified three separate incidents where Gale allegedly approached teenage girls on their way to or from school.

According to Dallas Police:

The first offense occurred on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at approximately 9:00 am, when a 17 year old female, while walking to school in the 1000 block of Hutchins, was assaulted by an unknown male, possibly with the intent to abduct her. The victim was able to free herself and the suspect fled the location in a newer model dark colored vehicle. The suspect is described as a black male, 25 to 30 years old, 5'6", and 185 pounds. The suspect was wearing a navy blue hoodie and blue jeans. This offense was reported on case number 118721-2015.

The second incident occurred on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at approximately 4:30 pm, when a 16 year old female was walking home in the 3500 Block of Blue Ridge Drive. The victim was walking behind the Zion Apostolic Temple Church when she walked past a black, 4-door, newer model vehicle that was parked on a dirt road behind the church. The victim continued to walk across the soccer field at Doris Berry Park when she heard someone running towards her. When the victim turned around she saw a black male wearing only a t-shirt with his genitals exposed. The female ran from the location and police were notified. The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 years old, light skinned, short beard, 5"9", 190 pounds. The Suspect was wearing a dark grey Polo type shirt. This offense was reported on Case Number 239132-2015.

The latest incident occurred on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at approximately 6:30 pm. A 14 year old female and her 17 year old female friend were walking home from school in the 1000 block of Hutchins when they were approached by an unknown male suspect. This suspect exited a vehicle at the location wearing only a shirt and chased the two victims while exposing his genitals.

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