ALBANY -- The Albany Police Department has issued an alert about a series of indecent exposure crimes committed in Albany and Berkeley over the past several weeks.

The alert describes a suspect as a white adult male in his 30s, either unshaven or with a full beard, approximately 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing 150 to 170 pounds. He was seen wearing a hoodie or a yellow jacket, with the hood up and possibly carrying a backpack.

The suspect was seen either exposing himself or masturbating in public. The reported incidents have happened on or around upper Solano Avenue and in the area of Key Route Boulevard and Santa Fe Avenue on weekday mornings, between 6 and 8 a.m. There have been six reports, according to the alert, which was issued on May 17. Albany police did not return multiple calls for further comment.

Anyone who sees the suspect or anyone engaged in suspicious activities can contact the Albany Police Department at 510-525-7300.

-- Damin Esper, Correspondent