Police: Man pulls down pants outside UW sorority window

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SEATTLE - Police arrested a 40-year-old man Tuesday night after a University of Washington student claimed he was masturbating at the window of her sorority house.

The woman was studying in the formal room of Alpha Phi in the 4700 block of 19th Avenue Northeast about 9:43 p.m. when she spotted a man standing outside the window, staring at her and "making sexual motions with his tongue," according to the police report.

The man then pulled down his pants and masturbated while staring at her, she claimed. The woman screamed and reported him to her housemates. The incident was reported to 911.

Officers found a man matching the suspect description riding a bike "in an evasive manner" near University Playground and the intersection of Northeast 50th Avenue and Ninth Avenue Northeast, reports indicate. Cops approached him in a nearby alley.

Police brought the woman to take a look at the man and she said it was the same man who was outside the sorority window.

Cops arrested him for investigation of voyeurism and booked him into King County Jail.

He was ordered held on $10,000 bail Wednesday and to stay away from the 4700 block of 19th Avenue Northeast.

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