Naked man approaches woman in park

CHATHAM COUNTY The Chatham County Sheriff's Office said 47-year-old David Hardin grabbed a woman who was walking in a wildlife observation area off of US 751 in northern Chatham County.

The victim told authorities a naked man approached her, pulled her close to him and made improper statements to her.

She said she broke free but the suspect followed her for a while before she was able to call authorities.

A deputy located the suspect and took him and the victim to the magistrate.

Hardin is charged with indecent exposure, assault on a female and sexual battery. He is being held under a $100,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Chatham County District Court on June 10.

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