Police look for persons of interest in serial peeping Tom case

Long Beach police are asking for help finding two people in connection with a string of incidents in which men peeped into women’s homes.

Police said they’ve identified 14 separate incidents of someone loitering outside a home and peering through a window since the beginning of the year.

All but one of the crimes happened in the Traffic Circle area of Bellflower Boulevard to Park Avenue and Stearns Street to Pacific Coast Highway, according to police.

Police released photos of both men, whom they’re considering persons of interest.

Fredrick Terrence Harvey. Photo courtesy the LBPD.

Fredrick Terrence Harvey. Photo courtesy the LBPD.

The first is Fredrick Terrence Harvey, a 51-year-old resident of Long Beach who is currently wanted on a parole violation, the LBPD said.

Police said detectives think he “may have been involved in more than one of these incidents and would like the public’s help to locate him.”

Investigators have not identified the second person of interest but said he is 30 to 35, white or light-skinned, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8, with a medium build, close-shaved or bald hair, a stubbly beard and chubby face.

An unidentified person of interest in a string of peeping Tom cases. Photo courtesy the LBPD.

An unidentified person of interest in a string of peeping Tom cases. Photo courtesy the LBPD.

He sometimes wears a black hoodie and gray sweatpants, police said.

Police also noted he has a high-pitched “almost female sounding” voice.

“In most of the reported incidents, the suspect(s) approaches an exposed window of a residence, looks inside, makes a verbal remark(s) about the female victim’s physical appearance, then flees on foot,” police said in a news release.

One victim previously told the Post that a man tried to buzz into her building early in the morning of Oct. 28.

“Minutes later, while I was in the bathroom, he stood outside my window and made comments about my body,” she said.

A full list of incidents is available on the LBPD’s website.

Police asked anyone who recognizes the men to call the sex crimes detail at 562-570-7368 or police dispatch at 562-435-6711.

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