NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Troop F Commander
On July 18, 2021, at approximately 10:00 p.m., state police from the Monroe barracks responded to the village of Kiryas Joel for a report of a man exposing himself to women and touching them without consent. Troopers spoke with a female and her husband who stated that an unknown male, later identified as Christopher Lyons, age 21 from the town of Monroe, grabbed the female as he walked by and then exposed himself. There were numerous reports of Lyons exposing himself and masturbating in public.
Lyons was arrested and charged with Forcible Touching and Public Lewdness, both misdemeanors. Lyons is being held in Orange County Jail pending arraignment.
Anyone who feels they were a victim of Lyons are asked to the New York State Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) at 845-782-8311 and reference SJS # 10342714.