The Dalton Police Department is investigating an incident in which a man who performed lewd acts at a Dalton fast food restaurant on Sunday.
The incident, which was recorded by the store’s surveillance system, was reported to police the next day by store management.
The incident happened at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Subway restaurant at 1281 Glenwood Ave.
The suspect, a Hispanic male wearing a plain white T-shirt, blue jean shorts, a toboggan hat and glasses, approached the counter and ordered a sandwich. While the employee worked to make the suspect’s sandwich, she realized that the suspect had exposed his genitals and was openly masturbating. The employee was alarmed, but finished making the sandwich and gave it to the suspect, who paid for the meal and left.
The suspect was identified by authorities on Friday afternoon, determined there were mental issues involved, and were working with the DA and other service providers to handle the situation.