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      Fulton man arrested on Thruway for public lewdness

      James A. Shortt

      State Police arrested a Fulton man on the thruway Thursday at about 1:00 pm after receiving reports that he exposed himself while he was driving.

      Callers told troopers that a man driving a red car exposed his genitals to them as he drove by in the Seneca County Town of Tyre.

      State Police pulled the car over and 68-year-old James A. Shortt told admitted to the troopers that he had been masturbating just before being stopped.

      Shortt was arrested and charged with public lewdness.