Police detain boy, 17, accused of masturbating outside school

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police detained a 17-year-old boy who they said was exposing himself and masturbating outside a school Monday afternoon.

It happened at the Creative Science School at Southeast 92nd Avenue and Main Street at 12:30 p.m.

Police said while officers were on their way, a Good Samaritan followed the suspect and held him for police.

Officers detained the boy and took him home where someone could translate. He does not speak English.

Police released the boy to his parents and sent their reports to juvenile court.