MU student accused of exposing self

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 3:54 a.m. CDT, Sunday, July 13, 2008

An MU student suspected of exposing himself to children was arrested at his home Monday night, police said.

Jason T. Scott, 22, was arrested on suspicion of exposing himself to children ages 8, 9, 11 and 14 from a car. One of the incidents occurred at the corner of Westwood Avenue and Maupin Road, but police think Scott repeated the crime in at least one other location, said Sgt. John White of the Columbia Police Department.

Scott was charged with four counts of sexual misconduct involving a child, police said. Under a Missouri law enacted in August, sexual misconduct involving a child under 14 is a felony.

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