Former theological school professor convicted of flashing women

A Norwalk man was convicted Friday of exposing himself to two female pedestrians in Cerritos and Artesia in 2017.

Jurors deliberated for less than an hour before finding Dong-Hyun Huh, 47, guilty of two counts of indecent exposure, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

Dong-Hyun Huh. Courtesy the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Dong-Hyun Huh. Courtesy the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Huh exposed his penis to two female pedestrians in two separate incidents the same day, according to prosecutors.

The first flashing incident occurred about 4 p.m. on Sept. 15, 2017, as a 34-year-old woman was walking near Marquardt Avenue and Ashworth Street in Cerritos, according to a statement released last year by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The woman saw a white SUV pull in front of her, and the driver called the woman to his vehicle and exposed his genitals to her, according to a sheriff’s statement. She walked away from the SUV and notified law enforcement.

A short time later, near Gridley Road and Artesia Boulevard in Artesia, a 19-year-old woman “was called over to a sport utility vehicle and the driver had his genitals exposed while he masturbated,” according to the sheriff’s statement. She fled and notified the Lakewood sheriff’s station.

Huh, who was arrested last March 6 and freed on bond the next day, was described at the time by the Sheriff’s Department as a professor at Grace Mission University, a theological school in Fullerton. At the time, he was listed on the school’s website as a faculty member teaching church planting, evangelism and other topics.

He reportedly resigned from the university and is no longer listed on the website.

He is due back in a Bellflower courtroom for sentencing March 4 and is facing a maximum of one year behind bars and lifetime sex offender registration, according to prosecutors.

Breaking News Editor Jeremiah Dobruck contributed to this report.

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