Police are investigating claims a man was masturbating at the Ridgewood Public Library Tuesday night.
According to Ridgewood Police Cpt. Jacqueline Luthcke, a librarian called police at 8:15 p.m. reporting that she spotted a man masturbating in the children's section of the facility.
The individual was interviewed at police headquarters and later released. He has not yet been charged. Police are continuing to investigate the alleged incident.
Citing an ongoing police investigation, Christine Yurgelonis, assistant director of the library, declined to comment Wednesday afternoon.