Man arrested after allegedly masturbating on WVU's campus

Michael Finger was arrested and charged with indecent exposure, disorderly conduct and two counts of obstruction. (Source: North Central Regional Jail)
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV)-- A man was arrested after he was allegedly masturbating on West Virginia University's campus Saturday night.

According to the criminal complaint, police went to the park benches in front of Colson Hall.

Police say EMS talked to the man, Michael Finger.

EMS officials told police they left the area because he was masturbating and would not stop.

Police approached Finger and saw his hand down his pants. They asked Finger to remove his hand from his pants, and he refused.

Police tried to arrest Finger, but he resisted and started yelling at them.

Finger was asked to stand up and put his hands behind his back, which he refused to do so, according to the criminal complaint.

Police asked Finger twice before pepper spraying him.

Finger has been charged with indecent exposure, disorderly conduct, and two counts of obstruction. He is currently being held at North Central Regional Jail.