UPDATE: Alleged flasher caught by police after missing court date in Nanaimo

UPDATE: Alleged flasher caught by police after missing court date in Nanaimo

The 44-year-old Parksville man missed court date Thursday, arrested a day later

The alleged flasher who failed to appear in Nanaimo provincial court Thursday was arrested again.

Oceanside RCMP Cpl. Jesse Foreman confirmed to Black Press on Friday that a 44-year-old Parksville man was arrested around noonthat day and was slated to be taken to provincial court in Nanaimo.

The man, accused of flashing young girls, failed to appear in provincial court in Nanaimo on Thursday and a warrant was out for his arrest.

On July 12, RCMP were called to a business in the 100-block of Island Highway in Parksville at about 4 p.m. on July 12 with a report of an indecent act, according to an RCMP news release. The man was alleged to have exposed himself to three 11-year-old girls.

Two days later, the Oceanside RCMP confirmed the suspect, a 44-year-old Parksville man, had turned himself in to the detachment.

The suspect was arrested and released with “numerous conditions,” a release from July 14 states. His name is subject to a court-imposed publication ban, to protect the identities of the victims he is alleged to have offended against.

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