Suspected serial flasher faces public lewdness charges

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BALDWIN -

An alleged serial flasher who stands accused of exposing himself to underage girls made a court appearance on Saturday.

Police say Freddy Peralta exposed himself to girls on three occasions over a two-month span, from February to April. The incidents happened in Baldwin and Uniondale in broad daylight, and the victims were just 11, 12 and 13 years old, according to police.

An investigation led to Peralta's arrest in Roosevelt. Police say he has a prior conviction on a similar charge of exposing himself to an underage girl.

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Peralta was arraigned Saturday and pleaded not guilty to three counts of public lewdness and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

His wife, brother and other relatives were in court, but they declined to comment on-camera.

Peralta was ordered held on $150,000 bond and is due back in court on April 17.

Police say they are looking for other possible victims. Anyone with information is urged to call 516-573-6153, and all callers will remain anonymous.

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