Police have charged a man who was caught on camera apparently pleasuring himself inside a Rock Hill coffee shop, according to law enforcement records.
Eric Devon Smith, 40, was charged Friday with indecent exposure, according to jail records. He was released Friday on $2,500 bond.
The incident happened Aug. 1 at Nova’s Bakery on Cherry Road, according to a police report. A woman told officers she was sitting at a table in the coffee shop, working on her laptop when a man later identified as Smith walked in and ordered a drink.
Smith sat in a room at a table across from the woman, facing her through an open doorway, police said. He had a magazine with him but “continuously glanced at” the woman.
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Later, the woman told officers, Smith appeared to be touching his private parts under the table. She hid behind her laptop and took a video of Smith using her cellphone, in which police say Smith appeared to be pleasuring himself.
Smith left the cafe after the woman started taking video, the report states.