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Twitter Photo Helps Nab Alleged Flasher

(CNN) -- An alert rider of the Boston area transit system helped nab an alleged flasher by posting a photo of the suspect on Twitter, according to the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority.

Rider Nay Khun was riding the train Wednesday afternoon when he spotted the suspect "fidgeting with his crotch area with his zipper open and his penis exposed," according to the MBTA.

Khun immediately posted to his Twitter account a photo of the man, saying "pervert on the 2nd car of the red line ... help me report him."

The man is a known offender, MBTA police told CNN affiliate WHDH.

He was arrested Friday for open and gross lewdness, according to a statement from MBTA police.

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