Man accused of flashing woman at Lake Wylie Walmart receives threats

October 22, 2013 

The man accused of exposing himself to women in Lake Wylie told police he is receiving threats at his home.

Winston Burton, 52, of York was charged last week with indecent exposure. Deputies say he approached a woman in the Lake Wylie Walmart parking lot and told her something may be leaking from her car. As he looked at her brakes, the woman realized he was touching himself inappropriately.

After his release from jail on a $2,000 bond, Burton started receiving threats and harassment, according to two York County Sheriff’s Office reports.

On Friday, Burton told deputies he received a letter in the mail that contained racial slurs and threats. Then, on Sunday Burton said someone kicked his door and left a note “drenched in some type of liquid” on his front porch. The letter called him a “damn flasher” and told him to die.

The Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service