Police: Fresno man arrested in Woodland for indecent exposure, hitting officer

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WOODLAND, Calif. (KTXL) — Woodland Police Department say they arrested a man Sunday on suspicion of indecent exposure, resisting arrest and battery on a police officer.

Officers went to a shopping center by Pioneer Avenue and East Gibson Road after a man was accused of causing problems by yelling and refusing to leave a near by business.

The man, identified as Joshua Akers, was also accused of exposing himself. Police say they tried to approach Akers but he ran and tried to jump a fence into a backyard of a house

He failed and continued to run.

When police tried to arrest Akers, he tried to push past police but he was taken to the ground and arrested on a porch of a residence near Losoya Drive.

The 21-year-old from Fresno allegedly kicked, pushed and kneed an officer, police said.

Woodland police said Akers was booked in the Yolo County Jail.

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