Nassau police are trying to determine whether a Florida man jailed Friday for allegedly exposing himself in North Massapequa also tried to lure a Seaford girl into a sport utility vehicle.
Jason Good, 35, of Vero Beach, Fla., was ordered held on $10,000 bond or $5,000 cash bail Friday at his arraignment at First District Court in Hempstead.
He is charged with public lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child after police said he exposed himself to a 13-year-old girl Sept. 3 on Hicksville Road near Thome Avenue.
The girl, who was riding her bicycle at the time, used her cellphone to take a photo of the suspect's black Jeep that included its license plate number, police said.
Det. Michael Bitsko said police are trying to link Good to a Sept. 6 incident on New York Avenue in Seaford in which a man driving a black Jeep asked an elementary-school girl to help him find his dog.
The mother of the girl told police her daughter yelled and the man drove off, Bitsko said.
Bitsko said police are urging parents to warn their children about the dangers of being approached by strangers.
Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-800-244-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.