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Swedish teens targeted in Lund flasher attacks

TT/Rebecca Martin · 30 Jun 2011, 11:54

Published: 30 Jun 2011 11:54 GMT+02:00

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“The descriptions given by victims vary but the flashers seem to be targeting young women,” said Tomas Lundquist of the local police to newspaper Metro.

Although all the incidents have been aimed at girls and young women, there are discrepancies between the incidents and police are not ruling out that there are eleven different perpetrators.

Thus far, the flashers have only engaged in bouts of flagrant indecent exposure and none of the victims have been attacked in any way.

The last flasher exposed himself to a 16-year-old girl late in the evening on Tuesday. Previously three 11-year-old girls were targeted in a local park, according to Metro.

The incidents have occurred at different times and in different locations but during the last incident the flasher dropped a baseball cap and the police are now hoping to be able to identify him with the help of DNA technology.

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“Most of the reports come in now in the fine weather, but we have had cases where the flasher has braved the rain and wind,“ Lundquist told the newspaper.

TT/Rebecca Martin (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

17:20 June 30, 2011 by me_i_sverige
what is Flasher?
18:04 June 30, 2011 by Avidror
A flasher is one who engages in indecent exposure.
18:09 June 30, 2011 by RobinHood
Eleven different flashers. Are they having a convention?

What's the collective noun for flashers by the way?
21:43 June 30, 2011 by jungveezy
I wonder if all of the "Flashers" were men...
23:52 June 30, 2011 by dizzymoe33
Just start laughing really hard that will turn him off.
04:19 July 1, 2011 by Elkhorn
At least it;s free.
06:55 July 1, 2011 by Da Goat
I would have thought that at least some of the young women would have a camera in there smartphone......... just wondering would this get the flasher to pose up big time or run?

perhaps they could have a line up to identify the member in question ROFL.

they could line up all 11 and they could do it again but for the police this time woo-hoo!
08:34 July 1, 2011 by Kevin Harris
Eleven! - they should form a football team.
09:20 July 1, 2011 by Pont-y-garreg
The Locals's need to have a photo has resulted in the most ridiculous "posed" example ever for this story. Is that the editor in the picture?

Maybe he should show his credentials.
00:20 July 14, 2011 by Tusker
What a none story....11 sad people (men) exposing themselves. Now if the tables were turned and it was the young women of Lund exposing themselves, then I would prime up the Vespa, make a batch of cheese and marmite sandwiches and be on my way South, with the Box Brownie.
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