BART Crime Sex Crime

Gabriel Rao Arrested on BART for Alleged Indecent Exposure, Sexual Assault

A Pittsburg man was arrested Friday evening at the West Oakland BART station on suspicion of indecent exposure, sexual battery and possession of methamphetamine, police said today.

The arrest occurred at about 6:45 p.m. Police said witnesses told them that Gabriel Rao, 43, was masturbating and touching a female passenger’s leg. Officers arrested Rao, issued him an order that prohibits him from riding BART for a while and took him to the county jail.

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