PORTLAND A man dressed in drag and wearing a rainbow-colored wig was arrested in Washington Park Thursday morning for reportedly pleasuring himself near a popular children s playground.

Jasen Tod Petersen, 45, of Aloha, was reportedly masturbating near the Elephant House around 7:15 a.m.

He was dressed in women s clothing and was wearing a rainbow-colored wig, according to Portland police.

Although police said no children or adults were in the park during the incident, Petersen was arrested close to the Rose Garden Children s Park, a popular playground for kids.

He was arrested for public indecency and criminal mischief and taken to the Multnomah County Jail.

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