Gardai hunt for serial ‘Flasher’

Gardai in Roscommon town are searching for a man in his 30s who they understand has been responsible for at least three flashing incidents since Sunday last in the town general area. The individual who Gardai say is thought to be a foreign national is  described as a well-built man in his thirties.   Gardai say the incidents to date have been serious and have invoved indecent exposure on each occasion. The first incident took place in the vicinity of Roscommon Golf Club on Sunday last when the man exposed himself to a lady who was out playing golf.   Then later on Sunday the man exposed himself to three young girls who were walking on the Golf Links Road.   The third such incident took place at the Town Park on Tuesday when the man exposed himself to a group of young girls who were walking in the vicinity.     Gardai say that they are treating the matter very seriously and are following up a number of leads. They have appealed to the public to come forward if they see anything suspicious in this regard. ‘We want to hear about any incidents of this kind regardless of what it is or whether the person (handing on information) wants to remain anonymous. These are very serious incidents and we want to put a stop to is as soon as possible’ said the spokesperson.