THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- Thomasville police have made an arrest in the case of a man committing a lewd act in a Thomasville store.

Lee Curtis McNeill Jr., 25, turned himself in Tuesday night after seeing himself on surveillance footage during a TV news broadcast. McNeill was charged with two counts of Felonious Indecent Liberties with a Minor, two counts Felonious Indecent Exposure, and Sexual Battery. McNeill, a Thomasville resident, was placed in Davidson County Jail and has a court date for Nov. 30 in Thomasville.

Police say a man was caught on surveillance video masturbating at a Dollar General store on Lexington Avenue on Monday around 3 p.m.

A woman told police the man then made contact with her while her 6 and 7-year-old children stood beside her.

If you recognize the man in the surveillance image, call police at 336-475-7755 or Crime Stoppers at 336-476-8477.

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