After within a 90-day period, police say only a "small number" may be connected.
Members of the , and Maryland State Police met this week to review the recent reports of indecent exposure that have been occurring since January, , public information officer with the sheriff's office, said.
"The majority of the incidents had an explanation or showed no criminal intention," Worrell said. "At this time it is believed that a small number from the greater Bel Air area may be connected."
Worrell said police are not releasing which specific incidents they believe are connected or an exact number, citing the ongoing investigation.
Worrell said if a member of the community finds themselves confronted in a similar situation, don't walk up to or chase the person, instead get the most specific description possible and call 911.
The following are recent incidents of exposure:
On Feb. 17, a man was seen urinating in public in the area of Inglewood Road.
On Feb. 22, between 3 and 4 p.m. a man was seen masturbating in the bushes in the 1600 block of Rolling Road, according to Worrell. Rolling Road is about one mile from .
On the afternoon of Feb. 24, a man exposed himself to two 13-year-old girls on the playground on Todd Road near Mary Jane Lane in Bel Air, according to Worrell. He was looking at the girls from the bushes next to a fence while masturbating, Worrell continued.
Other incidents of indecent exposure took place within the past 90 days in the area of Windy Laurel and Box Hill South Parkway in Abingdon, in the area of Linwood Avenue and Linwood Garth in Bel Air, Dora Place in Bel Air, Little Field Place in Bel Air, Boulton Street in Bel Air, Idlewild Road in Bel Air and Redfield Road in Bel Air.
In late January, , of Darlington, with two counts of indecent exposure in connection with several reported incidents of indecent exposure in the Homestead Village area. Worrell said police do not believe Carden is responsible for any incident after Jan. 31.