Christopher Vlachos, of New City, accused of lewd act

Christopher Vlachos was arrested for masturbating in a Toys 'R' Us parking lot on Route 59. (4/11/14)

NEW CITY - A New City man has been arrested for allegedly committing a lewd act outside a busy toy store.

Police say Christopher Vlachos, 54, was touching himself while muttering obscenities inside his car in the parking lot of the Toys 'R Us on Route 59 in Nanuet on Saturday afternoon.

Clarkstown police say a woman who was shopping with her 2-year-old daughter spotted the alleged dirty deed and reported it to authorities.

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Vlachos was released on $1,000 bail with a return court date of May 7.

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