Vancouver Island man charged with indecent act on bus

Man spotted pleasuring self

Vancouver Island RCMP has charged a 52-year-old man with committing an indecent act in a public place after he was spotted masturbating on the upper deck of a View Royal transit bus.

Witnesses spotted the man in the act of pleasuring himself on the bus around 3:15 in the afternoon last Thursday.

West Shore RCMP say the man got off at Six Mile Pub, "fortunately, several witnesses were able to keep an eye the suspect and provided a detailed description to investigators," RCMP told CTV Vancouver Island News. "The 52-year-old suspect Patrick Gerald Cluney was arrested by police without incident and held for court."

The accused has already made a court appearance and has been charged with committing an indecent act in a public place.

-with files from CTV News Vancouver Island

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