PD: Man arrested after 'swinging' penis at women in Indianapolis neighborhood

INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana man is facing charges after reportedly "swinging" his genitals at two women on the street.

Shawn Harvell, 34, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on charges including public indecency, resisting law enforcement, criminal confinement and battery.

Police said a Metro officer driving in an Indianapolis neighborhood was flagged down by two women.

One woman, 29, told the officer that Harvell approached her on the sidewalk from behind and grabbed her by the arm.

The woman said the man has his penis out of his pants and was "swinging it about in a rotary helicopter motion," the police report said.

He also said he had a gun and that the woman was going to come with him, according to the police report.

The responding officer said Harvell began briskly walking away from the women when they flagged the officer down, then his walk became a run.

After a brief foot chase, the officer and another responding Metro officer found Harvell trying to get into his car, police said.

Harvell told police he was approaching the victim to discuss a "financial dispute," but the woman said she was not acquainted with Harvell, police said.

In addition to his arrest, Harvell was also ticketed for parking his car too close to a fire hydrant.

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