UPPER EAST SIDE, New York (WABC) -- A creepy encounter in the Manhattan has police searching for a repeat sex offender.
Authorities say Kenneth Hoyt, 58, has been stalking a woman on social media and at one point exposed himself to her during an encounter on the Upper East Side.
According to reports, the suspect has made numerous amounts of unwanted social media contact with the victim, detailing her movements throughout the day.
On January 10, they say the individual approached the victim from behind and opened up his jacket, fully exposing himself to her in front of a building on the Upper East Side section of Manhattan.
The victim was not injured during the incident.
Hoyt is a Level 3 sex offender, and garnered the highest-level designation after he reportedly victimized a 13-year-old girl in 1987.
He has 11 prior arrests, including public lewdness and prostitution.
His most recent arrest was in 2020 for public lewdness.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website , and on Twitter @NYPDTips.