Police looking for suspect accused of performing obscene act at store on Jewella

Officials say the suspect is connected to a similar case from October
Police are looking for the man pictured above for reportedly performing a lewd act within...
Police are looking for the man pictured above for reportedly performing a lewd act within public view at a store on Jewella Avenue.(SPD)
Published: Nov. 2, 2022 at 11:10 AM CDT|Updated: Nov. 16, 2022 at 2:42 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A man is wanted after reportedly of committing an obscene act at a business on Jewella Avenue.

The Shreveport Police Department says back on June 20, officers were contacted about an obscenity that reportedly happened at the business on June 18 in the 2800 block of Jewella Avenue. Employees told them a man was caught on camera performing obscene actions inside the store within public view.

Police are looking for the man pictured above for reportedly performing a lewd act within...
Police are looking for the man pictured above for reportedly performing a lewd act within public view at a store on Jewella Avenue.(SPD)

Detectives were later able to identify the suspect as Gradlin Davenport.

Officials determined Davenport is also the suspect in a similar case from Oct. 27, 2022. This occurred at a business in the 3100 block of North Market Street, where he allegedly entered the building and exposed his genitals in a sexually gratifying manner.

Detectives have issued two warrants on the offense of obscenity for Davenport’s arrest.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call SPD at 318-673-7300 #3, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 318-673-7373.