KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Knoxville police say they arrested a man who was exposing himself at a West Town Mall children's store.
Scott Edward Taylor, 23, is charged with aggravated assault, evading arrest and resisting arrest. A warrant was also on file for failure to obey court orders.
Police say an officer on patrol at the mall was alerted just after 5 p.m. Friday that a man was exposing himself inside the Disney store.
Police say the witness was able to point out at the suspect, later identified as Taylor, who was in front of Marks and Morgan jewelry store.
When the officer tried to arrest him, police say Taylor and officer struggled. The officer was kicked in the face and the suspect took off.
Police say Taylor was found a short time later on Kingston Pike and taken into custody.