Police charge Austintown man with public indecency

AUSTINTOWN — A Burkey Road man was charged with public indecency after employees at Frank Ohl Intermediate School reported he was masturbating in his backyard.

Employees called police shortly before noon Friday, reporting that a man was sitting in his yard, facing the school playground and fondling himself.

John R. Slipski Sr., 61, told police he was only watching the children. He denied any indecent behavior and was issued a summons for public indecency.

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