BRIDGEWATER (CBS) — A Bridgewater man was arrested at the town’s library after police caught him committing a lewd act while apparently watching pornography on a computer.
Police responded to reports of someone watching pornography on the library computer. When they arrived, they allegedly found the man, identified as 43-year-old Fred Higgins, sitting at the computer committing a lewd act. Police say a 14-year-old was sitting next to him at the time.READ MORE: Worcester fire death toll grows to 4; Building owner suspects arson
More than a dozen people were in the area of the library at the time, a majority of whom were young teenage children, police said.READ MORE: New robots help Mansfield distribution center workers become more productive, less fatigued
Higgins is facing multiple charges including Disorderly Conduct and Lewd and Lascivious Conduct.MORE NEWS: Staff shortage at Greater Boston Food Bank impacting hundreds of food banks statewide