PUBLISHED: 16:38 EST, 15 June 2012 | UPDATED: 16:38 EST, 15 June 2012
A man was arrested for the fourth time for having sex with a teddy bear in public.
Charles Marshall, 28, received a citation on Wednesday for masturbating with the stuffed animal in an alley near the Elm Street Health Clinic in Cincinnati, Ohio, it has been revealed.
This is the fourth occasion since 2010 that the man has been arrested for pleasuring himself with a teddy bear.
Found: Charles Marshall, 38, was cited for masturbating with a teddy bear in Cincinnati, Ohio, the fourth time he was caught having sex with a stuffed animal
Marshall received a citation for disorderly conduct in the most recent incident.
Employees at the health clinic noticed Marshall in an alley engaging in a sex act with himself.
They reported the situation to police.
Marshall was found using the stuffed animal to masturbate.
Marshall has a history of arrests for having sex with teddy bears in public.
For three similar incidents in the past, Marshall served short stints in jail and paid small fines for misdemeanor convictions, according to The Smoking Gun.
Cited: Employees of the Elm Street Health Clinic in Cincinnati (pictured) noticed Marshall masturbating with a teddy bear in a nearby alley
‘Indecency’: Police received complaints four times since 2010 about Marshall having sex with a teddy bear, including this February 2010 report
He was first arrested in February 2010 after people at a public library contacted authorities about Marshall.
Witnesses there said the man had been masturbating with a stuffed animal in a men’s bathroom.
A judge told Marshall to stay away from all public libraries in Hamilton County, Ohio, The Smoking Gun reported.
Later in 2010, police arrested Marshall for having sex with a teddy bear a second time.
Arrests: On one of the four occasions police found Marshall masturbating with a teddy bear, an officer called the situation an ‘ongoing problem’ (file photo)
An officer wrote on the police report that Marshall’s public indecency with a teddy bear ‘has been an ongoing problem.’
The third occasion Marshall was found pleasuring himself with a toy bear was in August 2011.
He was arrested for that incident after witnesses called authorities.
Police said he was masturbating with a stuffed animal in a place where minors were likely present.
It is unclear whether Marshall used the same teddy bear on each occasion.