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Man arrested after alleged exposing self to girl

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Posted at 4:01 PM, Nov 08, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-08 18:01:21-05

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah – A 72-year-old man was arrested after a girl says he exposed himself to her at the Columbus Center in South Salt Lake.

Police say Robert Peter Ritt, of Provo, exposed himself to a 5-year-old girl at the Columbus Center last Friday. She told her parents and they called police.

The incident was caught on surveillance cameras. Ritt was seen on camera in the building on at least two separate occasions on Saturday, then returned on Monday where he was arrested and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail.

Pitt is charged with lewdness with prior offense involving a child, which is a third degree felony.

Police say there may be other victims. Anyone with information about a similar occurance is asked to contact South Salt Lake Police at 801-840-4000.