Thursday, February 02, 2006

DNA Lead To Arrest Of A Flesher

Brisbane, AU -- The man who allegedly exposed himself to women and children in Brisbane in 2003 has been arrested after police matched his DNA with "bodily fluid" left at one site.

The man, 20, is due to appear in Mt Isa Magistrate's Court on February 6 charged with 13 counts of committing and indecent act and five counts o indecent treatment of children by exposing himself. The alleged exposures occurred over several months in 2003 in Ferny Grove, on Brisbane's northside, drawing 18 official complaints from women and children.

The exhibitionist was tracked using a DNA sample taken of bodily fluid left at the scene of one alleged offence. After running some of the fluid through a national database, the sample was matched with the man's DNA and hew was arrested on Thursday.

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