MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 22-year-old homeless man was arrested Wednesday after exposing himself at Como Zoo and Conservatory near a children’s play area.

Joshua Lor is accused of pulling down his pants around 11 a.m. and touching himself in front of several people, including a young boy and his grandmother, who called authorities.

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Zoo officials responded to the conservatory and followed Lor until police arrived.

St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders says Lor admitted to pulling down his pants and apologized.

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Lor is charged with fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct, a gross misdemeanor. If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 1 year in prison and/or a $3,000 fine.