The flasher that terrorized Bensonhurst two weeks ago is behind bars, according to cops.
Police say they collared the man they claim went on a 15-minute flashing spree on the morning of March 17 — and allegedly committed another act of public indecency on March 11.
Cops said they picked up the 27-year-old Seagate resident on March 21 and charged him with exposing himself to three different underage girls within a three-block radius in Bensonhurst, and with flashing a group of 13-year-olds at the corner of East 24th Street and Gravesend Neck Road six days earlier.
Authorities say the man in custody struck for the first time at 5:30 pm on March 11, as the clique of young teens approached the intersection and saw him sitting inside his white Ford F-150 truck with his pants unzipped and his privates bared.
Police believe the suspect began his high-speed perverted bender on March 17 at 7:25 am, when he reportedly pulled his truck up to the corner of W. Ninth Street and Avenue O, where an 11-year-old girl was waiting for the school bus. After talking to the child for a few moments, the man allegedly displayed his genitals, then fled.
According to cops, the defendant dashed over to W. Seventh Street and Bay Parkway, where a 14-year-old girl said he stalked her into her friend’s apartment building at 7:30 am. Inside the front door, the girl reported he tried to talk to her for a few moments, before again exposing his private parts. The second victim fled into her friend’s apartment, and authorities say the accused then high-tailed over to W. Sixth and 65th streets.
There, he allegedly pulled his truck up to intercept a 13-year-old girl walking down the street. The girl told police that after trying to strike up a conversation, the man again exposed himself took off.
The defendant faces charges of burglary, public lewdness, exposure of person, and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17.
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