Bismarck police arrested a man on Thursday for allegedly masturbating in a hospital waiting room.

Randall Stenerson, 61, of Bismarck, was charged with one felony count of indecent exposure. Stenerson is a registered lifetime sex offender with multiple convictions dating back to 1977.

Police responded to a call of a man masturbating at the hospital waiting room at about 10:45 p.m. Thursday, according to a police affidavit.

A nurse reportedly saw Stenerson masturbating in the third floor waiting area, with his "pants at his ankles, legs stretched out" and his hand on his genitals.

Stenerson has four indecent exposure convictions, including one from 1977 in Tacoma, Wash., according to the state sex offender registry. His most recent indecent exposure conviction was in 2005 in Walsh County.

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(Reach Blair Emerson at 701-250-8251 or Blair.Emerson@bismarcktribune.com)